Small fire temporarily closes Winston-Salem Wal-Mart
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Quick-thinking customers kept damage to a minimum in a fire tonight at the Wal-Mart on Kester Mill Road in Winston-Salem.
The Winston-Salem Journal reported that the call came in just before 7 p.m. Customers had already put the fire out with a small extinguisher before firefighters arrived.
Battalion Chief Charles Hampton said Sunday night that the store would be closed until about 9 p. m. as investigators try to determine the cause of the fire.
Damage was estimated at $150.