Man dies in house fire in Winston-Salem

  • Source: WFMY-TV CBS 2 Greensboro
  • Published: 10/12/2021 01:26 PM

A house fire in Winston-Salem killed one man, according to the Winston-Salem Fire Department. Fire crews responded to the fire Monday night on North Jackson Avenue. The first fire engine arrived around 9:54 p.m. Firefighters said when they arrived they saw dark smoke coming from the roof and flames from the front door. Firefighters discovered the man's body in the bedroom of the house. Autopsy results for the victim are pending. They are not releasing the name of the victim at this time. Officials said there is an estimated $10,000 worth of damage to the house. Fire investigators are currently investigating the cause of the fire. According to fire officials, two smoke alarms were in the house. It is not known if they were working at the time of the fire due to the amount of fire damage to the alarms.


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