Governor Christie Says Jersey Shore Boardwalk Fire "Finished The Job Sandy Started"

Seaside Park, New Jersey, fire destroys 50 businesses. Gov. Chris Christie says the boardwalk is "gone."

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Speaking from the site of the blaze Friday, Gov. Christie said that he learned about the fire while holding his weekly Hurricane Sandy recovery meeting with officials.

Surveying the boardwalk damage in Seaside w/ the Lt Governor and local officials right now.

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Surveying the boardwalk damage in Seaside w/ the Lt Governor and local officials right now.

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"It made me want to throw up," Christie said. "We saw that burnt to the ground last night and finish the job that Sandy started."

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