Press Releases

Wednesday 11/14/2012 12:24 PM - Fire at the Sheriff's Honor Farm

Contact: Sgt. K. Scott
Phone: (805) 781-4553
Type of Incident: Fire at the Sheriff's Honor Farm
Date and Time of Incident: 11-12-2012 at approximately 8:20pm.
Place of Occurrence: The Industries Building at the Sheriff's Honor Farm
Victim Information: NA
Suspect Information: NA
Details of News Release: On 11-12-2012 at approximately 8:20pm a fire alarm sounded for the Industries Building at the Sheriff's Honor Farm. The Industries Building houses one of the laundry facilities, various supplies and a workshop. Correctional Deputies responded to the building and saw the windows to the doors blow out and flames and smoke coming from the building. Correctional Deputies used a fire hose that was adjacent to the building to suppress the fire until fire personnel arrived and extinguished it. No persons were present inside the building at the time of the fire and no injuries were sustained by staff or inmates. The building received major damage and the cause of the fire was electrical.

Prepared By: kscott
Released: Wednesday 11/14/2012 12:26 PM