Hampton fire

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One firefighter was injured during a fire at this home on Ocean Boulevard in Hampton Friday afternoon. 

A firefighter was injured while battling a fire that broke out at a home on Ocean Boulevard in Hampton Friday afternoon.

Hampton Fire Chief Jameson Ayotte said the fire was reported at 1:35 p.m. in a single-family home with a drive-under garage at 960 Ocean Blvd.

The fire was brought under control in about 25 minutes.

“They did an excellent job. This is a high wind day and thankfully they were able to contain the fire before the wind was able to get a hold of it,” he said.

A Hampton firefighter suffered a minor injury and was treated at the scene, Ayotte said.

Investigators are still trying to figure out what started the fire, which caused significant damage to the garage area.

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