Seaside Park Explosion Photos: Pictures from the Scene

The New Jersey State Police said the explosion occurred about 9:30 a.m. near where the Semper Five 5k was expected to begin. The "run had been scheduled to begin shortly after 9 a.m., but the start was delayed and no runners were in proximity to the trash can when the explosion occurred. The race was canceled after the blast," state police said. "Authorities cordoned off the scene of the explosion at the corner of D Street and Ocean Avenue and are conducting a search of the surrounding area. No additional explosions or secondary locations have been identified." (Twitter/Kathy Madsen)