Dryer in laundry room at St. Joseph County Jail catches fire

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – Around 12 p.m. on Thursday, a dryer in the laundry room at the St. Joseph County Jail caught fire. The fire was extinguished and no one was injured.

The South Bend Police Department was also called in to assist the situation.

County police say that attorney/jail visits were delayed.

Some of the jail operations were affected. The jail was put on lockdown.

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