Crews respond to report of prison fire

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ENOREE, S.C. (WSPA) — Spartanburg County Dispatch confirms that crews are responding to a reported fire Monday at Tyger River Correctional.

The medium-security prison is located on Prison Road in Enoree.

More than 1,000 inmates are currently in the prison, according to the S.C. Department of Corrections.

As of 6:10 a.m., dispatch said everything was reportedly under control.

A spokeswoman with the S.C. Department of Corrections said a fan shorted, which led to overheating and smoke.

No one was reportedly injured and the issue has been addressed, she said.

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