A massive fire raging for hours burned several blocks of boardwalk and businesses Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in a New Jersey shore town that was still rebuilding from damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. More than three hours after the fire started in the vicinity of an ice cream shop, television footage showed flames still leaping into the sky and thick black smoke covering a stretch of the coastline.
On Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, a massive fire rages along several blocks of boardwalk and businesses in a New Jersey shore town that was still rebuilding from damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
KYW reported that the fire started at Kohr Brothers frozen custard shop on the FunTown Amusement Pier around 2:15 p.m. ET.
AP reported that more than three hours after the fire started in the vicinity of an ice cream shop, television footage showed flames still leaping into the sky and thick black smoke covering a stretch of the coastline.
About 20 businesses have been burned and damaged over six blocks.
As reported by CNN, the fire was still burning along Ocean Terrace Avenue between Stockton Avenue and Lincoln Avenue Thursday evening.
On Friday 11th March 2011, a 8.9 magnitude earthquake and a huge tsunami hit northeast coast Japan.
At least 1,300 people were killed in the disaster.
A lot of people were hurt.
This s the strongest earthquake ever recorded in Japan and the 5th in the world.
Houses, buildings, vehicles, roads, farms and others were swept by the tsunami.
The disasters also caused fire and floods.
I am sad and sorry for the victims and their families.
A massive tsunami hits the coastal areas of Iwanuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan March 11, 2011. A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing many injuries, fires and a ten-metre (33-ft) tsunami along parts of the country’s coastline. A tsunami warning has been issued for the entire Pacific basin except for the mainland United States and Canada following a huge earthquake that hit Japan on Friday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.