Late-night fire damages shop on Wildwood boardwalk

Officials say a fire caused nearly $20,000 in damage to a cookie and funnel cake shop on the Wildwood boardwalk.

The Press of Atlantic City reports the fire broke out at about 11:50 p.m. Tuesday. Firefighters found smoke rising up an interior wall in the store.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze and no injuries were reported. Crews were on scene for about an hour and a half.

The Cape May County Fire Marshal’s Office says an accidental electrical problem caused the fire.

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