Hampton auto repair shop catches fire

Hampton auto repair shop catches fire

Hampton auto repair shop catches fire

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 4 at 10:34 PM

HAMPTON -- A fire broke out at a Hampton auto repair shop Tuesday afternoon.  

Firefighters responded to the call in the 1000 block of West Mercury Boulevard just before 2 p.m.
 
Smoke was seen coming from the shop when units arrived on scene, according to the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue. 
 
The fire originally began in the cab of a vehicle being serviced by a mechanic using a cutting torch, fire officials said. Firefighters extinguished the fire within five minutes. 
 
Nobody was hurt during the ordeal. Hampton fire investigators determined the cause of the fire to be accidental.

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