• Ottawa County Jail catches fire, more than 100 inmates transported to Tulsa County Jail

    By: Jennah Kester



    • Ottawa County Sheriff Jeremy Floyd took to Facebook to explain what happened to cause the transport of 111 inmates from the Ottawa Co. Jail on Saturday. 
    • Sheriff Floyd says that Miami Fire Department quickly put out an electrical fire in the ceiling. 
    • Because of the fire, crews had to disable the power to the jail. 
    • For safety reasons, inmates were evacuated and transported to other facilities. 
    • No injuries were reported.
    • Most of the inmates are now at the Tulsa County Jail. 
    • Dispatch has been relocated to Miami Police Department.
    • The Ottawa County Jail will remain closed until further notice.


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