WINSTON-SALEM, NC - A Winston-Salem church on North Laura Wall Boulevard was destroyed Monday morning in a fire that caused the roof to collapse.
That fire happened at the sanctuary of New Gospel Tabernacle Holiness Church with the call coming in shortly before 3 a.m. 37 firefighters and 16 units were sent to the scene.
Firefighters say the roof and walls of the church collapsed and three people were displaced from a nearby home. No one was inside the church at the time and there were no injuries.
Winston-Salem Police have closed the 200 block of North Laura Wall Blvd., the intersection of East Second Street at North Cleveland Avenue, and 1300 East Third Street.
The cause of the fire is not yet known.