Fire crews respond to laundry fire at N. Charleston motel

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The North Charleston Fire Department is investigating a laundryroom fire Thursday evening at the Rodeway Inn on Ashley Phosphate.

Fire officials say smoke was showing from the laundry area whenfirefighters arrived on scene.

Officials say the fire was quickly contained to the laundry roomand that motel rooms were evacuated as a precaution.

Bianca Sancic, a spokeswoman for the fire department says onefirefighter was treated for heat related injury and released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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