Smoke reported at Trident Medical Center in N. Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Smoke was found on the third, fifth and seventh floors of Trident Medical Center on Highway 78 in North Charleston shortly after midnight Tuesday.

"It appears a belt overheated in the elevator shaft," said Bianca Sancic, North Charleston Fire Department spokesman. "No fire was found in the hospital."

When a fire alarm goes off, the fire doors close and create a barrier protecting the rest of the building.

No patients were evacuated.

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