Car fire closes parking
NORTH CHARLESTON – Car fire closes parking garage at Charleston International Airport is expected to be closed daily for several hours after Car fire closes parking garage at Charleston International Airport.
Airport spokesman Spencer Pryor said that a customer who entered the airport’s daily parking garage shortly after 11 a.m. noticed a “burning smell” coming from his car.
Pryor said the driver drove to the second floor of the parking lot, where he discovered fire and smoke rising from the bottom of his car.
The driver fled his vehicle and called the authorities.
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The North Charleston Fire Department said on social media around 11:30 a.m. it was responding to a fire in the five-story garage.
Half an hour later, the administration reported that the fire had been extinguished.
Fire trucks and other emergency vehicles cordoned off the garage in the early afternoon.
Black soot was visible on the east east exterior of the garage.
Pryor said the garage is expected to remain closed for at least several hours.
Guests in the car park are redirected to the hourly parking garage near the building and the economy car park B.