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EDEN, NC. (THECOUNT) — Surveillance video from a nearby drug store shows the frightening moment a KFC in Eden, North Carolina, blew to pieces Thursday morning.


At about 12:40 a.m. Thursday morning, police responded after the KFC exploded at 125 N.C. 14 in Eden.

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No one was injured, but the blast left almost all neighboring businesses damaged, reports MyFox8.


An employee told police that he was closing the restaurant last night when he and others smelled gas.

The manager reportedly tried to turn off the nozzle and called the gas company.

The employee came out to the area to pick up a drink and cigarettes and saw the moment the KFC exploded.

Officers say they do not know for certain what caused the explosion.


Geo quick facts: Eden is a city in Rockingham County, North Carolina, United States, in the state’s Piedmont region. The population was 15,527 at the 2010 census. From the late nineteenth century through much of the 20th, the city was a center of textile mills and manufacturing – Wikipedia.

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