Kansas prison guard in critical condition after fall from tower

A guard at the El Dorado Correctional Facility fell from a tower Friday and has been taken to a Wichita hospital in critical condition.

Butler County’s 911 center received a call about the incident at 10:38 a.m., and sent EMS, and fire and rescue personnel to the scene, said Joe Anderson, who is with the 911 center. The guard fell on the inside of Tower One at the prison, he said. He didn’t know how far the guard fell.