mci norfolk

MCI-Norfolk at 2 Clark St.

NORFOLK — Firefighters carried a correctional officer down a 40-foot-high guard tower at MCI-Norfolk on Wednesday morning after he suffered a medical emergency.

The prison guard was flown by medical helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence where he was in critical but stable condition, Fire Chief Erron Kinney said.

David Linton may be reached at 508-236-0338.