EL DORADO, Kan. (KWCH) — The Kansas Department of Corrections says around noon, a group of inmates refused to come into their living units from the yard and refused to comply with staff orders.
The group of inmates then proceeded to start small fires within the secure perimeter.
Officials say all staff members have been accounted for, and there are no injuries.
Local law enforcement agencies are assisting with securing the area around the prison.
Authorities say there is no danger to the community.