2 dead in house explosion in New Jersey: Officials

PHOTO: Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.PlayDavid Sees
WATCH House explodes in New Jersey, killing 2 people

Two people have died in a house explosion in New Jersey Saturday morning, officials said.

PHOTO: Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.WPVI
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, 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.

PHOTO: Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.David Sees
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.

"The residence involved is completely leveled," according to emergency communication recorded on Broadcastify.com, which streams scanner traffic. "There's nothing left."

PHOTO: Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.WPVI
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.

Officials from the Gloucester County Prosecutor's office identified the victims as Carole Paladino, 72, and her husband, John Paladino, 73.

PHOTO: Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.WPVI
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.

It was unclear if there were other injuries.

PHOTO: Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 8, 2018, officials said.WPVI
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 8, 2018, officials said.

No foul play is suspected, the officials said.

PHOTO: Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.David Sees
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately known, however.

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