Boiler now on site at Bullock Co. prison

Posted by: John Shryock - bio | email

UNION SPRINGS, AL (WSFA) - A replacement boiler shipped to the Bullock County Correctional Facility is now onsite and is being installed says Department of Corrections spokesman Brian Corbett.

Repairs on a second boiler are also underway.

"The process is obviously moving slower than they had planned..."Corbett said by email, but the work should be completed in the next couple of days.

In the last two days prison officials have transferred more than 650 inmates to other neighboring facilities until the repairs are finished.

Corbett said portable heaters are still in place while the DOC continues to get equipment in place and working properly.

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