No charges filed in LaPorte County jail fire

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. — Charges have not been filed in connection with a fire at the LaPorte County Jail.

Police say the fire started inside a cell on the jail's south side around 1 p.m.

An inmate inside, 35-year-old Marzano Shelly, was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. No one else was hurt.

Police say they are still investigating how the fire started.  

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