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Elementary school evacuated after 'electrical burning' smell

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) -

Springfield Elementary School in West Ashley was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after school officials reported an "electrical burning" smell.

Charleston firefighters responded to the school just before 3 p.m. to investigate, but did not find anything. Students and faculty have been let back in the building.

Authorities say there was no fire and that the smell came from an air conditioning unit on the roof which is being repaired.

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