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Prison evacuated after fire starts

Prison evacuated after fire starts
Dozens of inmates have been evacuated from a Sydney prison after a fire broke out.
Fire and Rescue NSW said the blaze erupted in the Mary Wade Correctional Centre in Lidcombe, in the city's west.
Mary Wade Correctional Centre in Lidcombe. (9News)
The fire began in a cell, and officers worked with prison guards to contain it.
A total of 48 people were evacuated from the prison.
9News understands a number of people have been taken to hospital.
Parts of the prison were also filled with smoke.