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Correction facilities lose power in storm

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
(KAIT) -

Two correction facilities in Arkansas experience power trouble because of Wednesday night’s storms.

According to a press release from the Arkansas Department of Correction, the McPherson Unit in Newport and the Delta Regional Unit in Dermott suffered power outages.

The Delta Regional Unit also had additional roof damage, which comes after earlier reported damage from March 12.

Both units were on generators for a time and were able to operate as normal during the storm. 

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