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Province investigates fire at Hamilton jail

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Posted by web-chief on Feb 21, 2012 @ 8:14AM

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HAMILTON, ON - A provincial investigation is underway into a fire set at the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre on Sunday night.

Inmates were being assessed for injuries, said Greg Flood, a spokesman with Community Safety and Correctional Services. None of the injuries were fatal.




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Source: The Toronto Sun (click for full story)
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Source: The Hamilton Spectator (click for full story)
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Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Source: The Vancouver Sun (click for full story)
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Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Source: CBC News (click for full story)
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Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Four-plex fire leads to discovery of grow-op
Posted by web-chief on Mar 23, 2015 @ 7:46AM

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Source: CBC News (click for full story)
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Posted by web-chief on Mar 23, 2015 @ 7:45AM

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