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Rivers Avenue reopens after crews extinguish structure fire

Published: Nov. 3, 2014 at 11:55 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 3, 2014 at 4:47 PM EST
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Rivers Avenue open in both directions again after a structure fire temporarily closed traffic.

The fire, which occurred at a pawn shop located at 3944 Rivers Avenue around 6:45 a.m., has been put out, according to North Charleston Fire spokesperson Bianca Bourbeau.

Firefighters are still on the scene, Bourbeau says.

Firefighters had temporarily closed the road at Christopher and Gullah Avenues while crews from the North Charleston Fire Department brought the fire under control.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire.

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