Two People Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Fire Broke Out On Roof Of Kane Science Building In UCC This Afternoon

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out on the roof of the Kane Science Building in UCC this afternoon.

The two had been carrying out works on the roof and were treated, as a precautionary measure, by ambulance at the scene.

Four units of Cork City Fire Brigade brought the blaze under control.

Fire Control were notified at around 20 past 2 this afternoon.

They have since returned to base.

The Kane Building is home to science labs, lecture theatres and academic offices, however these were not affected.

Speaking to RedFM News, a spokesperson for Cork City Fire Brigade said that pre-designated emergency plan for the building was successfully followed.


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