CHICAGO (CBS) — The Cook County Jail lost power in multiple divisions late Wednesday.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office said it was using backup generators and was able to provide lights, power, and technology.READ MORE: Navy Veteran Had Stroke In Costa Rica, And Now He's Stranded As Family Tries To Pay Five-Figure Medical Bills
All inmates and staff were secure and accounted for, the Sheriff’s office said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Arctic Blast Coming Late Tuesday Night
The facilities management team at the jail was working on restoring power.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
It was unclear early Wednesday evening what caused the power outage.