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Emergency crews put out fire at Charleston Co. detention center

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

North Charleston Fire Department officials say emergency crews put out a fire at the Al Cannon Detention Center Tuesday evening. 

Authorities say crews responded around 5:56 p.m. for a fire alarm and reports of a fire at the detention center on Leeds Avenue. 

Firefighters from North Charleston, Charleston and St. Andrews Fire departments found a clothes dryer that was on fire in the jail. 

According to NCFD officials, firefighters quickly extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher and proceeded to help with smoke removal in the building. 

There was no damage except to the dryer, and no reported injuries.

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