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Crews respond to fire at MeadWestvaco plant in North Charleston

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According to a spokesperson with the MeadWestvaco Specialty Chemicals plant in North Charleston, a fire is now under control after a leak occurred during routine maintenance at the refinery Monday.

Crews with the North Charleston Fire Department responded to 5255 Virginia Avenue around 5:45 p.m. The fire was fully contained by 6:00 p.m. 

Officials say the facility was evacuated as a precautionary measure, and that no one was injured in the incident.

 

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