A total of 81 inmates died and 200 were evacuated this morning from the jail in San Miguel, Chile, following a fire in proportions that hit the third floor of the tower 5 the prison, located on the street Ureta Cox this district.

As reported by Radio Bio-Bio and reproduced the website of the Mercury came to the place dozens of firefighters who volunteer to fight the fire now, as well as ambulances for the wounded eventually moved to the sites of care.

A witness who identified himself as Fernando, told the station that the smoke can be seen from Route 5 south to the place and staff was also Special Forces police.