9 people displaced by Hampton house fire

Hampton Fire Department generic

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Nine people were displaced following a fire at a Hampton home Saturday.

Captain Jeffrey Pereira with the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue said units were called to the 700 block of Augusta Street around 2:23 p.m. When they arrived, crews saw smoke coming from a second-story window of the home.

Pereira said the fire was put out in a converted bedroom on the second floor of the home.

Two people were taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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