Blaze at Cork docklands site extinguished; Technical examination of scene to be carried out

Fire crews remained on site this morning dampening the "well developed blaze"
Blaze at Cork docklands site extinguished; Technical examination of scene to be carried out

Emergency services were alerted to a fire at the former R&H Hall office building at 2.17am this morning. Pic: Cork City Fire Brigade

FIVE crews from Cork City Fire Brigade dealt with a blaze at the site of a Cork landmark on the docklands in the early hours of this morning.

Emergency services were alerted to a fire at the former R&H Hall office building at 2.17am this morning.

Fire crews remained on site this morning dampening the "well developed blaze".

Five units of the Cork CIty Fire Brigade responded to a well developed fire in the former R+H Hall offices. Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade Twitter
Five units of the Cork CIty Fire Brigade responded to a well developed fire in the former R+H Hall offices. Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade Twitter

Emergency services were alerted to a fire at the former R&H Hall office building at 2.17am this morning. Pic: Cork City Fire Brigade
Emergency services were alerted to a fire at the former R&H Hall office building at 2.17am this morning. Pic: Cork City Fire Brigade

A Garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí and emergency services attended a fire at a disused building on grounds at Kennedy Quay in Cork in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 3rd November 2022.

"Local fire services have extinguished the blaze.

"A technical examination of the scene will be conducted once the site has been secured.

"No injuries have been reported."

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