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Officials: No injuries at North Charleston structure fire

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - North Charleston Fire officials say no one was injured in an early-morning fire Wednesday at the KapStone Paper facility.

Charleston County Dispatch confirmed it received a report of a commercial fire at 12:59 a.m. at 5600 Virginia Ave.

The first unit arrived on scene six minutes later and reported a fire inside one of the machines at the facility, according to NCFD spokesperson Bianca Bourbeau. The fire extended into the ceiling above the unit, authorities said.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and worked to cool the equipment until the fire was completely extinguished, Bourbeau said.

Firefighters from North Charleston, Charleston, St. Andrews, Mount Pleasant and Summerville units assisted with containment of the fire.

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