Street closures near Charleston Place blamed on cleaning agents

Update: The streets have reopened. The smell was determined to be a cleaning agent used on the air-conditioning units at Charleston Place, according to Charleston police.

An unusual odor has closed streets near the Charleston Place hotel.

Hasell street between King and Meeting streets and King Street between Hasell and Market streets are closed, according to Charleston police.

The fire department is on scene.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.