Two firemen injured in explosion while battling Cork factory blaze

Two firemen injured in explosion while battling Cork factory blaze
The scene at Lissarda, where two firemen were injured in an explosion this morning.

TWO firemen have been injured in an explosion while fighting a large fire in Cork this morning.

The fire broke out at Palfab sawmill, a factory part of the GP Wood Company, outside Lissarda at around 4.30am.

They have been moved to Cork University Hospital but their condition is not critical.

The fire broke out at Palfab sawmill, a factory part of the GP Wood Company, outside Lissarda at around 4.30am.

Cork City Fire Brigade has two units assisting the fire while Cork County Fire has units from Macroom, Dunmanway, Ballincollig and Bandon in attendance.

Medics and paramedics are also on the scene.

The fire is now under control.

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