NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Officials say four firefighters suffered minor injuries and 200 inmates had to be relocated after a fire broke out in an air conditioning room on Rikers Island.
Fire officials said the blaze started just after 8 p.m. last night and took three hours to bring under control. The cause remains under investigation.READ MORE: Brian Laundrie's Remains Found In Florida Nature Reserve, Officials Say
Department of Correction spokeswoman Sharman Stein says there were no injuries to staff or inmates.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer And Injured Director On "Rust" Movie Set
The displaced prisoners have been moved to other cells in the same complex.
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