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2 dead, 4 injured after apartment fire in Winston-Salem, officials say

Fire crews are actively investigating the cause of the fire.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Update: The leasing office told WFMY they are waiting on the fire department's report and will not share further information about the incident at this time. 

An apartment complex in Winston-Salem caught fire early Friday morning, according to Winston-Salem Fire Department.

Multiple agencies responded to a fire at Bethabara Gardens Apartments on Hickory Knoll Drive. 

Multiple units were impacted by the fire leaving two people dead and four people injured. Other residents have been displaced.

Some neighbors in the complex said they had to evacuate their buildings near the fire and could hardly breathe due to heavy smoke. 

Fire crews are actively investigating the cause of the fire. 

WFMY reached out to the American Red Cross who shared: "our teams have been assisting families affected and providing services to help meet their immediate needs."

Stay with WFMY News 2 for more updates on this story.

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