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As a result of a 3-alarm explosion, a manhunt has been reported in 2 suburban areas

As a result of a 3-alarm explosion, a manhunt has been reported in 2 suburban areas

After a 3-alarm fire destroyed a pair of homes in West Deptford Township early Thursday, several people were transported to hospitals.

At around 4 a.m., fire crews responded to Tatum Street for a house fire and they quickly discovered that the fire had spread to the second residence.

Crews worked to ensure all occupants were identified, but questions remain about the whereabouts of two people.

In freezing temperatures, firefighters battled the blaze for hours.

According to reports from the scene, four people were taken to hospitals for treatment, but their conditions are not yet known.

The cause of the blaze has not been determined.

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