Local/Regional News
10:37 am
Tue September 14, 2010

Small Fire Causes Injury at Kentucky State Reformatory

LAGRANGE, Ky. – The Kentucky Department of Corrections is investigating a small, smoky fire that was discovered at the Kentucky State Reformatory at LaGrange.

A news release from the department said the fire was found at about 7 p.m. Monday in a dormitory bathroom at the prison, but didn't cause any structural damage.

There are 218 inmates in the unit.

The only reported injury was to a sergeant who was treated for smoke inhalation.

Department spokeswoman Lisa Lamb said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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