Air conditioning outage reported at Oklahoma prison


LEXINGTON, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says there is an air conditioning outage at one of its prisons.

The department says a chiller malfunctioned Tuesday at the Lexington Assessment and Reception Center in Lexington, causing outages in several areas of the prison.

Officials are using fans to circulate air in the administration and medical offices, the visiting room, mailroom and three inmate housing units.

A replacement part is expected to arrive Wednesday and the department says repairs will begin immediately.

A heat advisory is in effect for the area Wednesday w...

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