Gas leak contained in North Charleston

The North Charleston Fire Department responded to a natural gas leak near Trident Technical College Thursday morning.

According to officials, the leak has been contained and firefighters are assisting in removing gas fumes and oder from campus buildings near the leak.

Rivers Avenue was shut down on the westbound side from Midland Park to College Drive. Eastbound lanes remained open.

SCE&G representatives remain on scene finalizing repairs to the line.

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