HouseFire

A firefighter with the Winston-Salem Fire Department adjusts a light on a fire engine while responding to a house fire in the 3700 block of Tech Avenue in Winston-Salem on Monday night. There were no reports of injuries in the fire, according to a dispatcher at the Winston-Salem Public Safety Center. The street is off Clemmonsville Road in southern Winston-Salem.

A fire destroyed house on Tech Avenue in the Weston neighborhood Monday night, but authorities say they don't know how it started or in what part of the house.

PHOTOS: House fire on Tech Avenue

The house at 3730 Tech Avenue was a vacant house. It was fully involved in flames when firefighters from the Winston-Salem Fire Department arrived shortly after 7:30 p.m. Monday.

After about 10 minutes, firefighters had the fire under control, according to Chief Shirese Moore of the Winston-Salem Fire Department.

There were no injuries to firefighters battling the blaze. Tech Avenue extends south from Clemmonsville Road.

The house has multiple owners and had an appraised value of $22,700, according to county tax records.

Moore said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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