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One person hospitalized after North Charleston apartment fire

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Damage to the first floor unit burned in a late night fire in the Donaree Village Apartments in North Charleston Tuesday night. Damage to the first floor unit burned in a late night fire in the Donaree Village Apartments in North Charleston Tuesday night.
Window of first floor apartment damaged during fire late Tuesday night in Donaree Village Apartments off Dorchester road in North Charleston. Window of first floor apartment damaged during fire late Tuesday night in Donaree Village Apartments off Dorchester road in North Charleston.
Smoke stains on the outside of the first floor apartment window burned in the fire, and bare rafters in ceiling after fire in Donaree Village Apartments. Smoke stains on the outside of the first floor apartment window burned in the fire, and bare rafters in ceiling after fire in Donaree Village Apartments.

North Charleston firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that forced two families from their homes late Tuesday night.

According to Charleston County dispatchers, the fire started around 11:30 at the Donaree Village Apartments, off Dorchester Road.

Medics from Charleston County EMS took one person to the hospital, but dispatchers did not have information on that person's condition.

The Red Cross is assisting those families who lived in the units.

North Charleston, The City of Charleston, and St. Andrews Fire Departments worked on the fire, and the scene is clear this morning.

 

 

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