There is reportedly a large emergency crew response to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, per KOMU-TV.
Several fire trucks are reportedly pulled up to the penitentiary, with two units lifted to the roof of the facility. Several \ police units have reportedly blocked off a nearby street.
Officials have not stated the reason for the large response.
We will provide more information as it becomes available.
It appears as many as 5 fire trucks are outside of the building with two units lifted to the roof of the Penitentiary. Several other police units have a portion of the street of East Capitol Ave blocked off. @KOMUnews pic.twitter.com/n04OE7yi5m
— Skylar Webb (@SkylarWebbTV) November 20, 2019