Jail Fire photo 1

Winchester firefighters are dispatched to the Franklin County Jail on Friday night in response to a reported electrical fire in the B Pod area.

Jail Fire second photo

The Winchester Fire Department's Ladder 1 was one of four department vehicles on the scene of a reported electrical fire inside the B Pod area at the Franklin County Jail. 

Firefighters with the Winchester Fire Department were dispatched to the Franklin County Jail on Friday night in response to a possible electrical fire.

The call came in just before 9 p.m. and prompted a large turnout from Winchester firefighters.

According to initial reports, the fire apparently started inside an electrical conduit located within the jail’s B Pod.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.