- Associated Press - Thursday, May 26, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Correctional Services Department says staffers have put out a small fire at the Lincoln Correctional Center.

The fire was reported around 4 a.m. Thursday in the prison’s Housing Unit C. No injuries have been reported.

The department says Lincoln firefighters and state troopers are on the scene.

Department spokesman Andrew Nystrom says the fire cause is being investigated. He also says 505 inmates are assigned to the prison.


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