Fire sparks inside East Jersey State Prison workshop

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Fire sparks inside East Jersey State Prison workshop Fire sparks inside East Jersey State Prison workshop
WOODBRIDGE -

Emergency crews were called out to East Jersey State Prison Friday evening due reports of a fire.

Officials tell News 12 New Jersey that the fire started inside a furniture workshop on the prison’s campus — but not inside the prison itself.

No inmates or staff were hurt.

Crews were able to put out the fire. The cause was not immediately released.

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