Issue resolved with transformer at Elmore Correctional Facility

Issue resolved with transformer at Elmore Correctional Facility
Crews have fixed an issue involving a transformer that malfunctioned at Elmore Correctional Facility, an Alabama Department of Corrections spokeswoman said.

ELMORE, Ala. (WSFA) - Crews have fixed an issue involving a transformer that malfunctioned at Elmore Correctional Facility, Alabama Department of Corrections spokeswoman Samantha Rose said.

Rose previously confirmed the facility lost primary power as a result and back-up generators had to be brought in.

The problem was solved Friday evening, she said.

According to ADOC’s website, Elmore Correctional is a medium-security facility with a capacity to hold 1,176 of the state’s male inmates. It was built in 1981.

The facility is located located north of Montgomery in Elmore.

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