At least 358 people killed in Honduras prison fire, world's deadliest in a century

Updated at 11:05 a.m. ET: TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A massive fire swept through a prison in Honduras, killing more than 300 people and allowing hundreds more to escape, officials said on Wednesday. Some 475 people

Updated at 7:40 p.m. ET: TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A Honduran supreme court judge says officials have confirmed 358 dead in a fire that tore through a prison late Tuesday, making it the worst of its kind in at least a century

COMAYAGUA, Honduras — A fire started by an inmate tore through an overcrowded prison in Honduras, burning and suffocating screaming men in their locked cells as rescuers desperately searched for keys. Officials confirmed 358 dead Wednesday,

Click here Official: 358 killed in Honduras prison fire Originally published: February 15, 2012 5:34 AM Updated: February 15, 2012 10:46 PM By The Associated Press FREDDY CUEVAS (Associated Press), MARCOS ALEMAN (Associated Press) (AP) — A fire

(WARNING: MAY CONTAIN GRAPHIC IMAGES) A prisoner who set fire to his mattress is believed to be the cause of a horrific prison fire in Honduras that has killed at least 300 inmates. (Feb. 15) (/The Associated Press) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan