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Drastic decision saves boardwalk

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SEASIDE PARK, N.J. — Despite its destruction, Superstorm Sandy proved one thing at the Jersey shore: sand dunes save boardwalks from deadly storms.

On Thursday, as a raging fire erupted on a newly rebuilt boardwalk in two shore resort towns, some makeshift sand dunes saved part of it — from fire this time.

The fire that broke out near a frozen custard stand in Seaside Park rapidly spread north into neighboring Seaside Heights, the former home of MTV’s “Jersey Shore”…

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