HAMPTON - Seven units were damaged in a first alarm fire at the Royal Crest Motor Inn early Tuesday morning, and people in three units displaced.
The fire struck at 12:58 a.m. in the bathroom of unit No. 24 in the motel on Ashworth Avenue, its cause still under investigation, said Hampton fire Capt. David Mattson. It was contained by 1:16 a.m. and then under control by 1:46 a.m., according to Hampton fire dispatch.
One person was checked for injury but cleared without going to the hospital, Mattson said. The motel was able to accommodate the guests who were displaced with separate rooms.
Exeter and Seabrook Fire Departments assisted at the scene and provided station coverage. North Hampton fire provided an ambulance to the scene, as well as sent separate ambulance to a medical call in Hampton going on at the time of the fire.