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Jul072018

Two dead in house explosion in New Jersey, officials say

WPVI-TV(NEWFIELD, N.J.) -- Two people have died in a house explosion in New Jersey on Saturday morning, officials said.

The house at 329 Oakwood Drive in Newfield exploded just before 6:30 a.m., according to the Newfield Police Department. The blast happened near Fawn Drive and Hazel Avenue, which is in Gloucester County.

Officials from the Gloucester County Prosecutor's office said two people died in the blast. Their identities were not known at this time.

It was unclear if there were other injuries.

No foul play is suspected, the officials said. The cause of the explosion was not immediately known.

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