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Downtown Charleston streets re-opened following closure for gas odor

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Charleston police say a number of streets in downtown Charleston have re-opened after shutting down earlier due to an odor of gas which was detected coming from a manhole. 

Authorities have re-opened Magnolia Avenue at Sans Souci Street, and Rutledge Avenue at Peachtree Street.

Motorists reported that a portion of the streets were still blocked as crews were on the scene. 

The fire department also responded to the incident.

Police say SCE&G were also notified.   

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