Woman hospitalized after Winston-Salem house fire on Christmas Eve

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1683 Ashley School Circle, Winston-Salem (Credit: Google Maps)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – One woman was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Winston-Salem on Christmas Eve.

The fire was reported at 1683 Ashley School Circle shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday, according to the Winston-Salem Fire Department.

Authorities said 13 firefighters had the situation under control in less than 10 minutes. About $150 in damage was reported.

The accidental fire was started by unattended food left on the stove, according to the fire department.

One woman was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for smoke inhalation and has since been released. Nobody was displaced and there were no other injuries reported.

Kristi Wall was listed as the homeowner and Sheila Phillips was listed as the occupant.