- Associated Press - Thursday, February 6, 2014

RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) - Officials in Hinds County say an inmate set fire to a mattress at the county jail Thursday morning, but no injuries were reported.

WAPT-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1fyTxly ) the Raymond and Terry fire departments were called to the jail around 9 a.m., but a Hinds County Sheriff’s Office spokesman says guards were able to put out the fire themselves.

Authorities say an inmate with mental troubles started the fire.


Information from: WAPT-TV, https://www.wapt.com

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