Winston-Salem First evacuated after carbon monoxide detected


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem church was evacuated due to the presence of carbon monoxide Wednesday.

EMS responded to a report of a person with a headache at Winston-Salem First on University Parkway.

A fire crew responded and detected carbon monoxide in the main building of the church.

Officials evacuated the building.

No one was taken to the hospital, according to EMS.

A staff member with the church said the only people there were staff members preparing for Wednesday night’s service.

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