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4 corrections officers, 1 sergeant sent to hospital following fire at Marcy Correctional Facility

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MARCY, N.Y. – A fire in a cell in the residential mental health unit at Marcy Correctional Facility sent five workers to the hospital Wednesday morning.

A representative from the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association says four corrections officers and a sergeant were rushed to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

It is not yet clear how the fire started.

More details will be released as they become available.

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