5 displaced after fire damages Hampton apartment

5 displaced after fire damages Hampton apartment

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5 displaced after fire damages Hampton apartment

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on December 4, 2013 at 8:06 AM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 4 at 12:35 PM

Hampton apartment fire

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11:20 a.m. UPDATE: Investigators determined the fire was caused by a child setting a sheet on fire with a lighter.
Another child alerted the family and everyone got out. 

HAMPTON-Five people can't stay in their apartment because it's been damaged by fire.  

Hampton firefighters were called to Lincoln Park Apartments and found fire coming from a back window of a unit on the second floor.

It took about 25 minutes to get the fire under control, officials said.

Fire officials said a firewall kept the fire from causing a lot of damage to neighboring apartments.

The Red Cross Disaster Relief Team provided assistance 10 people who occupied the two units that were affected by the fire.

 

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