How to stay safe on the beach after a fireworks explosion

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.