HAMPTON, N.H. – New Hampshire firefighters have brought under control a blaze at an inn on Ocean Boulevard in Hampton Beach in which 15 people escaped uninjured.

The multi-alarm fire was reported at about noon Thursday at 101 Ocean Boulevard, the Beach View Inn.

The Portsmouth Herald reported that the heaviest part of the fire, in the rear of the building on the third floor and into the attic, was knocked down in about 15 minutes.

The cause of the fire wasn’t immediately known and was under investigation.