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Fire at Dhurringile Prison

A fire broke out at Dhurringile Prison last night.

January 22, 2014 8:35am

Smoke billowing above Dhurringile Prison last night. Photo by Simon Bingham.

Prisoners were placed in lockdown during a fire at Dhurringile Prison last night.

A Victoria Police spokesperson said prisoners were not in danger after fire broke out at the prison about 8pm.

The fire is believed to have started at a factory or workshop on the prison grounds.

 About 19 fire trucks battled the blaze and it was brought under control about 10pm.

The CFA is investigating the cause of the fire.

For more, see tomorrow's Shepparton News.

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