WILDWOOD CREST — A 3 alarm fire sent plumes of black smoke into the skies that could been seen from the Garden State Parkway.

The fire was in a two story wooden house on Park Boulvevard along Sunset Lake.

The Press of Atlantic City reported the back of one house has burned and a deck collapsed. A home next door has also burned.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 6 ABC Action News reported an air conditioner until and a propane tank that exploded were to blame for the fire.

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