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Silverdale Detention Center Inmate Sustains Burns


Hamilton County, TN – Earlier this afternoon at approximately 2:45 pm, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Services and contract medical personnel responded to one of the housing units at the Silverdale Detention Center after an inmate sustained burns from boiling water after being heated in a microwave.

Microwaves are made available to the inmates who wish to heat up food and other types of meal related products purchased from commissary.

Upon further review, the decision was made by medical personnel the inmate should be transported to an off-site medical facility for treatment.

Due to HIPPA, no further information is available at this time.

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