Fire injures one at La Porte County Jail

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

A fire in the La Porte County jail has injured one inmate.

Marzano Shelly, 35, was transported to Indiana University Health in La Porte after sustaining injuries from a fire in his cell.

The fire occurred just before 1 pm central time, and firefighters arrived on the scene shortly after. The fire was quickly extinguished.

Inmates within the immediate cell block area were relocated to another section of the jail. Inmates in other parts of the jail did not have to be moved, and all inmates were able to be contained within the jail while the fire was extinguished.

No other injuries have been reported.

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