Fire damages home in Hampton

Posted at 11:34 AM, Dec 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-03 14:18:24-05

Hampton Fire crews have extinguished a fire in the 300 block of Roane Drive. The call reporting the fire came in at 9:08 a.m.

Crews arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the rear of a one story home. One person was inside the home at the time but they were able to escape safely.

The fire was under control within 15 minutes. The cause is still under investigation.

The homeowner says someone set fire to his motorcycle, which then caught the house on fire.

He has requested assistance from the Red Cross.