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10 inmates, jail employees treated for heat-related illnesses in July across Texas

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Jul 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-31 14:25:09-04

Five inmates and five jail employees were treated for heat-related incidents across Texas during the end of July.

The month of July was so hot that for seven days in a row, parts of Central Texas experienced record-breaking heat.

Officials with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said one employee and one inmate at the Dr. Lane Murrary Unit in Coryell County were treated for minor heat-related injuries on July 22 and July 24. They were each treated at the infirmary with non-invasive procedures and released.

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