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VFD responds to fire call at Warren County Jail

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Vicksburg Fire Department unit E-6 (Photo by Keith Phillips)

An inmate is reported to have set fire to a mattress within the Warren County Jail.

At around 11:45 a.m. a structure fire call at the Warren County Jail was received by Vicksburg-Warren 911.

Warren County Jail

The fire was lit on the second floor of the Warren County Jail (Photo by Keith Phillips)

According to sources, an inmate set fire to a mattress on the second floor within the facility. Vicksburg Fire Department quickly arrived on scene to address the fire.

We will provide an update once more information is available.

Vicksburg Daily News