FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Eleven inmates from Avenal state prison are in the hospital being treated for injuries that they sustained during a large fight inside of the prison.
Prison officials say the fight broke out around 9 a.m. on Saturday inside two of the general population facilities.
Three of the inmates who were injured had to be life-flighted to the hospital
The extent of their injuries is not yet known but many of the injuries are believed to possibly be from makeshift inmate-made weapons.
None of the prison's staff members were injured in the fight.
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Large prison fight in Avenal sends 11 inmates to hospital