WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Winston-Salem Police have shut down multiple roads surrounding a severe house fire Wednesday morning.
The fire department was called to the 1000 block of Crestwood Drive around 5:00 in the morning.
The following streets were closed while the department investigates the fire: Crestwood Drive to Granville Drive, Crestwood Drive to Hutton Street, Hutton Street to Academy Street.
The fire department told WFMY News 2 when responders first got tot he scene they found a lot of fire in the basement which caused the first floor to collapse. The fire went all the way to the attic, causing the fire department to call the house a 'total loss'.
A family of four, two adults and two kids, lived in the house, but fire officials say they were able to get out and there were no injuries. The family is currently working with the Red Cross to find a place to stay.
The cause of the fire is still unknown, and fire officials say it might take a while to find the cause because of the condition of the house.
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