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Deer Ridge Correctional Institution experiencing electrical issues
News Release from: Oregon Dept. of Corrections
Posted: May 17th, 2012 11:59 AM
 
Deer Ridge Correctional Institution experiencing electrical issues
 
Deer Ridge Correctional Institution is currently experiencing electrical issues and is running on temporary power. Department of Corrections staff, in conjunction with M & W Electric Inc., are currently assessing the situation and developing a plan to resolve the issues.
 
While assessments and plans to make necessary repairs have not been finalized, one contingency plan includes the temporary transfer of inmates to the medium facility, should the repairs require a power shutdown.
 
There is no safety risk to staff or inmates. The institution is currently operating as normal. 
 
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Contact Info: Liz Craig
503-945-0930
Elizabeth.A.Craig@doc.state.or.us