WILDWOOD, N.J. -- Officials have voted to ban smoking on the Wildwood boardwalk next year.
The ban would take effect on Jan. 1, 2018, but officials plan to ask people to refrain from smoking this year.
Mayor Ernie Troiano tells The Press of Atlantic City the boardwalk is susceptible to fires.
Officials also raised concerns about secondhand smoke.
Ocean City banned smoking on its boardwalk three years ago.
Send a breaking news alert
Report a correction or typo
Learn more about the 6abc apps
Officials vote to ban smoking on Wildwood boardwalk
More TOP STORIES News