(SEASIDE PARK, N.J.) — A stretch of recently-rebuilt boardwalk on the Jersey Shore was engulfed in flames Thursday afternoon when a five-alarm fire broke out in Seaside Park, N.J.
The boardwalk spanned the same stretch of sand where a roller coaster landed upright in the ocean after Superstorm Sandy hit the coastline in October 2012.
The fire began at a Kohr’s frozen custard stand on the boardwalk, according to WABC. The stand is located on a part of the boardwalk that was recently rebuilt after storm damage.
Children’s rides and amusements were also located along the part of the boardwalk affected by the fire.
There is no immediate word on how the fire started, according to WPVI. Seaside Park officials did not immediately respond to calls from ABC News.
The famed boardwalk — home of MTV’s Jersey Shore and to amusements and restaurants — was destroyed in the storm but quickly rebuilt in order to open by the summer of 2013.
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