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Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork

Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the building in the Blackpool area yesterday evening.

Cork City Fire Brigade Cork City Fire Brigade

FIREFIGHTERS IN CORK City have been dealing with a large fire at a derelict building overnight.

Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the fire in the Blackpool area just before 6pm yesterday evening.

The fire brigade described the blaze as “substantial”.

Eight units of the fire brigade including a tanker, four pumps and two aerial platforms attended.

The fire has now been extinguished and crews are remaining on site to monitor for hotspots. 

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