And in that wreckage behind me, we can hear the gas lines hissing. That is the fear for the people here. They’ve been told by the fire department that one fucking spark and this town could blow the fuck up.
NBC Philadelphia is reporting similar problems in Ship Bottom, 11 miles to the south of Oyster Creek:
Officials: Gas main explosion in NJ town suspected — Flames shooting up from sand, huge fire — 15 miles from nuclear plant — Crews unable to access area
“A huge fire was burning Wednesday morning in a New Jersey shore town that was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.
Flames were burning all over the cut-off barrier island of Mantoloking. There was a large cluster of flames and smaller fires spread out from it, with some flames shooting directly out of the sand.”