Water, fire pummel hard-hit Jersey shore towns
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In much the same way as forest fire crews rip out vegetation to deprive an advancing fire of fuel, the boardwalk gambit succeeded in halting the fire’s extension any farther into Seaside Heights.
"That was the decisive moment," Christie said. "That’s where we put all our resources and decided to make our stand. If we hadn’t, we might have lost it all."
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