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No Injuries in Small Fire at Saginaw County Jail

(photo by Michael Percha)

Saginaw County Central Dispatch put out a call of a fire at the Saginaw County Jail Friday, March 29.

Emergency responders were on the scene at 208 S. Harrison St. around 8:15 a.m. Officials say the fire was relatively minor, starting with a commercial dryer the basement, caused by a clogged ventilation system.

As a precaution, jail personnel moved between 100-150 inmates and workers to an upper level. Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services buses were available to move non-violent offenders to another location if necessary. No injuries were reported. The fire was quickly contained and crews were working to clean up smoke and water from the sprinkler system.


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