Inmate fight sends several people to hospital

ESTILL, SC (WCSC) - Several people have been hospitalized after an inmate fight at a federal prison in Estill.

The fight broke out around 8 p.m. Thursday then a fight erupted again in the prison yard around 11 p.m.

At least seven patients were taken to the hospital. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening, according to officials. All inmates are now back in their cells, officials say.

The prison is a medium security facility that houses men.

It is located about 50 miles north of savannah.

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