Winn Correctional Center has blackout

On Wednesday February 10, the Winn Correctional Center suffered a blackout caused by damages to equipment by a lightning strike, according to Sherriff Cranford Jordan.

15 electricians worked on restoring power, but due to the ice storm weather threat, plans had to be made to move all 300+ prisoners that the correctional center holds, after it was clear restoration to the site wouldn’t be done in time.

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