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Firefighters respond to leak at North Charleston paper mill

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Firefighters responded Monday evening to the KapStone Paper and Packing Corporation in North Charleston.

According to officials, the fire started around 5:45 p.m. Monday and was contained in 15 minutes.

Officials said no one was injured and there was never a danger to the greater North Charleston community. Clean-up crews were moving into the building around 7:30 p.m.

Officials said the fire started after a leak occurred during routine maintenance.

A spokesperson for MeadWestvaco says employees returned to the south plant just before midnight. North plant employees returned hours earlier.

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