PALM BAY, Fla. -

Firefighters battled a house fire Sunday evening in Palm Bay after neighbors said they heard an explosion and saw flames shooting from the home.

Officials said the damage was widespread and nobody was home at the time of the fire.

The State Fire Marshal is looking into what may have caused the fire and what may have exploded.

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