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7 Injured In Fight Involving 150 Inmates At Arizona Prison


The Arizona Department of Corrections says it is investigating a massive fight between prison inmates at the Florence prison that left seven people with injuries.

The department says approximately 150 inmates were involved in the fight Friday at the minimum-security Florence West Prison Complex.

According to the department, one staff member and six inmates were transported to hospitals for treatment of injuries not considered life-threatening.

Florence West is one of four state prison complexes in Florence located about 50 miles southeast of Phoenix.