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Fire extinguisher discharges at Georgetown community center

The Mitney Project is located on Merriman Street in Georgetown. | Source: Google Earth The Mitney Project is located on Merriman Street in Georgetown. | Source: Google Earth

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Four kids were taken to the Georgetown Hospital after a fire extinguisher discharged at The Mitney Project.

The kids were transported for precaution; there were no injuries, Georgetown County Fire Assistant Chief Tony Hucks said.

The incident happened at around 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials say it is unknown what caused the extinguisher to discharge.

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