6 hospitalized after fire at Graterford Prison in Montgomery County

SKIPPACK TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Six people were hospitalized after a fire at Graterford State Prison in Skippack Township, Montgomery County.

The incident happened just before 7:00 p.m. Friday.

A small fire was reported in a cell.

It was quickly put out but six corrections officers were taken to Einstein Hospital in Norristown for smoke inhalation.

Department of Corrections officials along with state police are investigating whether an inmate started the fire.
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