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Fire Reported at the Dothan Jail

The Dothan City Jail had to evacuate this afternoon after a fire broke out in one of the cell blocks.

Firefighters got there around four-thirty this afternoon.

It happened in cell block E.

Officials say it was apparently set by a prisoner, but they're not sure which one.

It's also unclear how the fire was started.

No one was injured.

Dothan police are handling the investigation.


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