A forensic unit just showed up to Cooks Flea Market in Winston-Salem. Still no word on what caused the fire. Vendors are NOT being allowed in to get what they had to leave behind when the fire started. @myfox8 pic.twitter.com/tPxbKQnrGa— Daniel Pierce (@DanielDPierce) June 6, 2019
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A fire at a Winston-Salem flea market Wednesday afternoon sent one person to the hospital. The fire broke out just after 3 p.m. at Cooks Flea Market, located at 4520 Patterson Ave. Capt. Scott Gauldin, with the Winston-Salem Fire Department, said they had to evacuate six to 10 people, and one person was sent to a local hospital. There is no word on the extent of their injuries. Gauldin said the firefighters focused their fight on the back southwest corner of the building, but officials will have to continue investigating to determine a cause.