Members of the Cork city fire brigade rescued a person from the river in Cork city this evening.
The alarm was raised at around 9.20pm this evening after a person was spotted in the water near the Mercy University Hospital.
Three units of the Cork city fire brigade responded to the call and assisted a person from the river.
In a statement on social media, Cork City Fire Brigade said:
“Crews from Anglesea St have responded to a river rescue near Grenville Place in the city centre.
“One person has been assisted from the river.” At the same time, a fire crew from Ballyvolane was mobilised following reports of an incident off the Mallow Road.