Jailhouse gas sickens inmates
Mar 25,2009 00:00 by UPI

MIAMI -- Miami authorities are investigating a gas leak that sickened 12 inmates at the Turner Guilford Knight Corrections Center early Wednesday.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says all 12 inmates were in stable condition when they were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, The Miami Herald reports.

It was the second gas leak in two days at the corrections facility.

Tuesday, five inmates and seven jail workers were taken to Palmetto Hospital after a diesel fuel leak in the facility's northwest sector exposed them to dangerous gases, the newspaper says.

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