Village Tavern in Winston-Salem evacuated after grease fire
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Village Tavern in Winston-Salem was evacuated early Saturday morning after a grease fire broke out in the kitchen area.
Crews responded to the fire at the Griffith Road location at 7:08 a.m.
All employees were evacuated from the business, which re-opened at 4:30 p.m. and remains open.
No one was injured.
Officials say the cause of the fire was due to built-up grease igniting in the cooking area.
Damage was estimated at $5,500.