Thu, 29/04/2021 - 18:30
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MV Alta Shipwreck Fire, Ballycotton, Co. Cork 29th April 2021

Two units of Cork County Council's Fire Service are currently in attendance at the scene of a fire on board the shipwrecked MV Alta near Ballycotton, Co. Cork.

Fire Crews are currently monitoring the fire ensuring there is no danger to the public.

There are no reports of any casualties and Fire Crews will continue the monitor situation in this difficult to access location.

An Garda Síochána and the Irish Coastguard are also in attendance and the public are asked to avoid the area while the Emergency Services deal with this incident.