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Prisoners evacuated after fire in jail

National News // By Tay Kinnear // May 28, 2019

Several prisoners had to be evacuated from a jail in Fribourg after a fire broke out in a cell. 

Pixabay Prisoners evacuated after fire in jail

One 20-year-old occupant was helicoptered to hospital in Geneva suffering smoke inhalation.

Police say the fire started at around 6 o’clock last night.

The fire was tackled by the prison fire service. Investigations into how the fire started are now underway.

No one else was injured.

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