Blaze causes power outages on Wildwood boardwalk
A two-alarm fire that erupted in Wildwood Friday morning has left portions of the boardwalk without power, just as the holiday weekend is beginning.
According to CBS Philly, the fire broke out at Park Boulevard and West Oak Lane in Wildwood around 11 a.m. on Friday. CBS indicated that there were at least 1,800 without power shortly after the blaze began. As of 1:30 p.m., Atlantic City Electric was reporting that approximately 118 customers were still waiting for their service to be restored. The utility company estimates that the power to those locations should be back on by about 3 p.m.
Reports from 6ABC indicate that as a resulted of the fire and power outages, there were also calls for people stuck in elevators in other buildings, officials said.
Firefighters have the blaze under control, but there is still no word as to what sparked the blaze. No injuries were reported, according to CBS Philly.