Thu, 29/04/2021 - 21:41
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MV Alta Shipwreck Fire, Ballycotton, Co. Cork 29th April 2021

Firefighting operations have finished for the evening due to the rising tide and poor light. The fire is substantially extinguished and will be further assessed again tomorrow.

Cork County Council and An Garda Siochana are appealing to members of the public to avoid the area and not to attempt to gain access to the wreck which has been further damaged by the fire and is in an unsafe condition.

Gardaì will continue to monitor the situation overnight.