The explosion at a popular beachfront restaurant in Virginia has left a large number of people with serious injuries and several dead, the FBI said.
Authorities say the explosion occurred in the area of the popular Hampton Inn restaurant.
A large number, but not all, of the injuries are being treated at local hospitals.
A few people have been confirmed to have died.
The FBI says the explosion happened at about 6:15 p.m. on Sunday at the Hampton Inn and Country Club in Hampton, Virginia.
The restaurant has a large beachfront entrance.
The restaurant is located near a beach where fireworks are often thrown.
There are many fireworks on the nearby pier.
Police say a number of injuries are in hospitals.
The number of fatalities is unknown at this time.