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UPDATE: Parkersburg Correctional Center Fire Under Investigation

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UPDATE 3/5/2014 4:00 PM

Staff at the Parkersburg Correctional Center faced a fire Tuesday night.

We're told it was minor and wasn't inmate related or intentionally set.

It happened at about 11:20 Tuesday night at the facility on Holiday Hills Drive.

A spokesman for the corrections department says no one was hurt and the fire wasn't a threat to staff or the inmates.

What caused it does remain under investigation.


A fire breaks out at The Parkersburg Correctional Center overnight.

The Wood County 911 Center says it happened around 11:20 Tuesday night on the second floor.

Officials say flames were put out by 11:35 pm.

No injures were reported.

The Eastwood, Deerwalk and Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Departments were all on scene.

The fire remains under investigation.


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