4 displaced in overnight fire at Hampton house

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton fire crews are trying to figure out what caused an overnight house fire that displaced four people.

Crews were called out to Yorkshire Drive — near Jefferson Davis Middle School — around 12:30 a.m.

Officials say responding units reported seeing heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. All of the occupants where outside when they arrived.

The fire was contained and extinguished in 25 minutes, officials say.

One of the homeowners told 10 On Your Side she smelled the fire and yelled for everyone to get out.

According to officials, three adults and one child were displaced in the fire.

The house sustained heavy smoke, fire and water damage. Investigators determined the fire was accidentally caused by careless cooking.

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