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Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window

Traffic diversions were implemented as a result of the incident.

THREE PEOPLE HAVE been rescued after a fire broke out at a house in Cork earlier today.

The fire happened at around 9am at a house on Main Street, Carrigtwohill, 12 kilometres east of Cork city.

Gardaí attended the scene and assisted a number of females who were trapped inside.

Gardaí rescued the residents by breaking a downstairs window, according to Cork County Fire Service.

One other resident made their way out of the building on their own and was treated by ambulance services at the scene. They were taken to Cork University Hospital.

Traffic diversions were implemented as a result of the incident.

Foul play is not expected at this stage, according to gardaí.

Enquiries are ongoing.

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