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Firefighters Called to Buchanan County Correctional Facility for Possible Roof Fire

Firefighters were called to the Buchanan County Correctional Facility late Monday night for a possible fire on the roof.

The Independence Fire Department says they were dispatched to the building around 10:30 pm. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a malfunctioning air conditioning unit. 

Crews were on the scene for about one hour. 

No injuries were reported. 


photo courtesy of City of Independence Fire Department

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