13 people, including 9 children, homeless after Winston-Salem apartment fire

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(WGHP -- Nick Sturdivant)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Thirteen people were left homeless after a Winston-Salem apartment fire late Wednesday night.

The fire happened around 10:30 p.m. at Plantation Place Apartments, fire officials say.

Of the 13 victims, nine were children. No injuries were reported.

It is believed a grease fire in an upper apartment sparked the blaze.

Several apartments have water and smoke damage.