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Escambia County Jail providing more medical assistance to prisoners from explosion
An update to the Escambia County jail explosion---
The jail is trying to get more doctors to look at the inmates for any lingering physical or mental problems caused during the night of the explosion.
One hundred eighty four inmates and correction officers were taken to several hospitals on the night of the explosion two weeks ago.
Some inmates have requested trips to local medical provider for follow ups.
The jail hopes to have a contract for a physician signed by the end of the week.
The jail is also adding six counselors to help with any mental health concerns.