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NCFD: Motel fire under control, investigators to determine cause

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Firefighters say a fire at the Star of America Motel in North Charleston in under control.

Crews responded to a structure fire at the motel just before noon and first responders reported smoke and flames visible from the two-story structure, according to NCFD spokesperson Bianca Bourbeau.

Traffic was temporarily blocked in both directions of Rivers Avenue near Reynolds Avenue, Bourbeau said.

The fire was brought under control within about 45 minutes, witnesses said.

No injuries have been reported. 

Bourbeau said the investigation into the cause will begin Tuesday afternoon.

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