UPDATE: Five without a home after fire on Somerville Drive in Hampton

Posted at 7:23 AM, Nov 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-11 12:17:36-05

Hampton, Va. – Five people are now without a home after a fire overnight in Hampton.

It happened around 2:20 a.m. Firefighters responded to the 1800 block of Somerville Drive.

The fire started in the exterior of the home, officials say.

It appears to be suspicious in nature, NewsChannel 3 has learned.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

At least two functioning smoke detectors were in the home.

One adult and four children were displaced. The Red Cross is assisting.

No injuries have been reported.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.