‘Careless cooking’ causes accidental Hampton house fire, investigators say

  • Source: WAVY-TV NBC 10 Portsmouth
  • Published: 01/12/2021 12:00 AM

Fire officials say no one was hurt after a house caught fire Monday morning in Hampton. One person was home at the time, but got out safely. Hampton Fire said they were alerted of the fire at 10:40 a.m. Monday. Fire crews from Hampton and Newport News arrived on the scene, in the 200 block of Watkins Drive, a short while later. Officials with the Community Risk Reduction Branch, Fire investigation Group say the cause of the fire was “careless cooking.”


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