Cork City council inspect building after potential dangerous incident reported 

The building incident was handled after an hour by emergency services.
Cork City council inspect building after potential dangerous incident reported 

Cork City emergency services inspected the building this morning after receiving an early morning call. Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade

Cork City Council is inspecting the building in the city centre reported to the emergency services this morning in a dangerous building incident. 

It is understood that the building was not a significant event and related to falling plasterwork on the footpath from the building. 

The incident is not meant to be a structural issue.

The City Council inspector is at the scene carrying out a report and emergency services remain at the scene for the inspection.  

Emergency services first attended the scene of the potential dangerous building incident in the early hours of this morning. 

Units from Angelsea Street Fire Station attended Liberty Street in Cork City Centre to handle the incident. Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade
Units from Angelsea Street Fire Station attended Liberty Street in Cork City Centre to handle the incident. Picture: Cork City Fire Brigade

Two units, as well as a hydraulic platform, attended the scene from 6.10 am after receiving the call about the building on Liberty Street.

Firefighters closed the street for an hour while emergency services handled the incident. 

During the course of the incident, members of the public were advised to avoid the area. 

"Crews from headquarters including our hydraulic platform are currently dealing with a potentially dangerous building on Liberty Street in the City Centre.

"Avoid the area if possible this morning," the statement said. 

Meanwhile, a collision between two lorries has been reported southbound at the entrance to the Jack Lynch tunnel. 

Drivers are advised to take care on the approach. 

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