Crews working apartment fire in North Charleston

Fire crews are on the scene of a fire at the Dorchester Village apartments on Dorchester Road at Nelson Street. (Christina Elmore/

North Charleston firefighters are working an apartment fire off Nelson Street this morning, spokeswoman Bianca Sancic said.

The fire broke out at Dorchester Village Apartments. The complex sits just off Dorchester Road. The fire has hollowed out the roof of building eight at the complex.

Leslie and Nelson streets are blocked off as crews are on the scene.

One person was checked out by medical personnel, but no one has been transported to a hospital. Twenty-three residents have been displaced by the fire.

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