NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - A wall outlet is believed to have started a fire in the Union County jail.
The fire happened Sunday sometime near 5 p.m.
Mark Whiteside with the New Albany Fire Department says firefighters were called to the jail for a fire in a rear holding pod.
When firefighters arrived, the inmates had been evacuated to another part of the jail.
He says the fire extinguished itself.