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Section of Charleston Hwy closed near Orangeburg due to chemical spill

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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Emergency officials say a section of Charleston Highway south of Orangeburg is closed due to a chemical spill Friday night. 

According to OCSO officials, traffic is being diverted onto Weatherford Road and also Laquinta Drive.

The sheriff's office says multiple law enforcement agencies are on scene, including the OCSO, which is assisting after possible hazardous chemicals were discovered late Friday afternoon.

All traffic is being diverted for the next several hours.

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