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Hot spots could slow search for cause of Seaside fire

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Julio Cortez

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, talks to state fire marshal Bill Kramer, center, and shore regional fire coordinator Craig Augustoni during a visit to the area hit by a massive fire at the Seaside Park boardwalk, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Seaside Park, N.J. The fire, which apparently started in an ice cream shop and spread several blocks, hit the recently repaired boardwalk, which was damaged last year by Superstorm Sandy. There were no other early reports of any injuries. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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SEASIDE PARK — Continuing hot spots could hamper investigators trying to figure out the cause of a fire that charred four blocks of bars, pizza shops and T-shirt stands — perhaps 50 businesses in all — on a Jersey shore boardwalk that still was trying to recover from Hurricane Sandy.

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Julio Cortez

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, talks to state fire marshal Bill Kramer, center, and shore regional fire coordinator Craig Augustoni during a visit to the area hit by a massive fire at the Seaside Park boardwalk, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Seaside Park, N.J. The fire, which apparently started in an ice cream shop and spread several blocks, hit the recently repaired boardwalk, which was damaged last year by Superstorm Sandy. There were no other early reports of any injuries. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)