VIDEO: Massive fire leads to explosion in NC; 7 homes destroyed

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(CNN) — A fire caused an explosion in Surf City, North Carolina Sunday afternoon.

Monday morning crews were still working to put out hot spots. The flames destroyed seven homes and damaged an eighth.

Black smoke could be seen billowing for miles.

Investigators don’t know what caused the fire yet, several local and state agencies are teaming up to look into the blaze.

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