2 dead in house explosion in New Jersey: Officials

The house at 329 Oakwood Dr. in Newfield exploded Saturday morning, police said.

July 07, 2018, 2:32 PM

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.
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.
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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.
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.
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"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.
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.
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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.
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.
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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.
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.
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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.
Two people died in a house explosion in Newfield, N.J., on July 7, 2018, officials said.
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The cause of the explosion was not immediately known, however.

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