Latest: Cork City Fire Service use aerial platform as they continue to battle house fire 

Latest: Cork City Fire Service use aerial platform as they continue to battle house fire 
Crews from Anglesea Street and Ballincollig are in attendance.Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade on Twitter.

LATEST: Cork City Fire Brigade continue to battle a well-developed house fire in Ballicollig. 

"Aerial Ladder Platform now also in use as building has been deemed too dangerous for crews to enter," the service reported shortly after 10pm. 

They were called to the incident more than two hours earlier.

EARLIER: Four units of the Cork City Fire Brigade are attending a blazing house fire in Ballincollig this evening.

Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade on Twitter.
Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade on Twitter.

The emergency services received the call around 7.45pm about the fire at a house near Heathfield Estate.

It is believed the house is derelict and there is no one in the building.

Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade on Twitter.
Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade on Twitter.

Crews from Anglesea Street and Ballincollig are attending what is being described as a “well-developed house fire” in the city suburb.

The firefighters used a compressed Air Foam System and three 70mm jets to prevent blaze reaching an adjacent oil tank.

Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade on Twitter.
Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade on Twitter.

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