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Officials: 2 dead, 2 injured in Atlantic County home explosion

The fire began around 10:30 a.m. Thursday at a home on the 300 block of Northwest Boulevard in the Landisville section of Buena.

News 12 Staff

Aug 3, 2023, 4:49 PM

Updated 321 days ago

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Two people were killed and two others were injured when a house exploded in Buena, Atlantic County Thursday morning, according to officials. Two people are also unaccounted for.
A fire began around 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the home on the 300 block of Northwest Boulevard in the Landisville section of town. A witness says that he heard an explosion and that the whole home shook.
Officials say that one of the people injured is a baby who is in critical condition.
The cause of the explosion was not immediately known.


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