Weekend fire at Hampton beauty store rekindled Monday


Firefighter received minor injury during initial response

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A Saturday afternoon commercial fire rekindled Monday, according to Hampton Fire and Rescue.

Crews initially responded to the fire at a beauty store in the 4000 block of W Mercury Blvd. around 3:40 p.m. Saturday. The fire at the store, Apple Tree Beauty Emporium, was marked out nearly three hours after it began. But Hampton Fire tweeted just after 9 a.m. Monday that crews were back out at the scene putting out hot spots.

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Mercury Blvd. was shut down on one side between Shreck Drive and Big Bethel Road Saturday/

Crews from Newport News, York County and Norfolk also responded.

Hampton officials say one firefighter was sent to a local hospital with a hand injury.

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