Fire breaks out at Winchester Prison

Fire breaks out at prison

Fire breaks out at prison

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

THREE people have been taken to hospital after two fires broke out in a Hampshire prison in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters were called to Winchester Prison at 1.38am after a fire broke out in a cell. One person was removed by prison guards and another was rescued by Winchester firefighters.

Just over an hour later, at 3.05am, they were called to another fire in a cell, in a separate wing.

The cause of both incidents is unknown.

Three people were taken to Royal Hampshire County Hospital.

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3:33pm Wed 23 Jul 14

melting pot says...

No doubt the occupants of the cells are now in five star accommodation at the tax payers expense
No doubt the occupants of the cells are now in five star accommodation at the tax payers expense melting pot
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