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Broken Arizona prison doors, fires: Timeline of investigation, major events

Posted at 9:35 AM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 20:28:36-04

ABC15 first revealed leaked surveillance videos that showed door locks inside multiple units don’t lock, leading to ambush assaults on officers and inmates.

First broken locks, now fires. ABC15 obtains new footage that shows prisoners setting fires from within their cells. Find out why officers stood by the flames and let them continue, tonight at 10 p.m. on ABC15.

The ABC15 investigation into broken Arizona prison cell doors first published in April, but events and issues regarding Lewis prison have spanned multiple years.

FULL SECTION: Unlocked and Unsafe investigation

Take a look below at the known timeline of events surrounding the investigation into Lewis prison's issues.