Superstorm Sandy: Fires break out in Mantoloking, New Jersey

MANTOLOKING, N.J. - Multiple fires are burning Wednesday in a New Jersey shore town that was hit hard by Sandy, but ABC said fire crews are unable to cross damaged roads to get to the scene.

Video from shows flames reaching in the sky over Mantoloking. There's a large cluster of flames and smaller fires spread out from it. 

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Officials believe a gas main explosion might have ignited the flames.

Homes have been destroyed in the island town, but it is unknown if the damage was caused by the fire, the possible explosion, or before it, according to the article.

The small town, which sits between the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay, suffered severe damage during the storm.

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