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Fire at the Northumberland County Prison

Posted on: 10:21 pm, December 14, 2013, by , updated on: 11:43am, December 16, 2013


SUNBURY — Fire crews were called to the scene of a fire at the Northumberland County prison.

A large number of fire and emergency vehicles outside the prison on North Second Street.

Fire officials at the scene told Newswatch 16 prisoners had to be moved to a separate wing of the building.

Authorities said a small fire caused minor damage inside.

There are no reports of any injuries.

The state police fire marshal is expected back on scene Monday to determine a cause.

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