Close call: Fire service called to car hanging off Blackrock pier

Close call: Fire service called to car hanging off Blackrock pier
Fire service were called to assist when a car came close to falling into the water at Blackrock Pier. Pics: Cork City Fire Service.

A car dangling off Blackrock pier was hauled back to safety by Cork City Fire Service this afternoon.

Pics: Cork City Fire Service.
Pics: Cork City Fire Service.

Two units from Anglesea Street attended the incident in Blackrock after receiving an emergency call just after 12pm.

Fire service were called to assist when a car came close to falling into the water at Blackrock Pier. Pics: Cork City Fire Service.
Fire service were called to assist when a car came close to falling into the water at Blackrock Pier. Pics: Cork City Fire Service.

One patient was aided to safety by Firefighters and Swift Water Rescue Technicians and then treated by National Ambulance Service (NAS) Paramedics on the pier.

It is understood the individual involved was uninjured in the incident.

Pics: Cork City Fire Service.
Pics: Cork City Fire Service.

The car has been removed from the scene and all fire crew have returned to base.

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