Person taken to hospital after house fire in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — One person was taken to the hospital after a house caught fire in Winston-Salem.

Firefighters responded at about 4:12 a.m. to a fire on the 1300 block of Bretton Street.

When they arrived, they saw heavy smoke pouring out of the house.

One person was inside at the time and heard the smoke detectors go off. He managed to escape with only a minor injury but was taken to the hospital.

Officials are investigating to determine the cause of the fire.

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