Saturday 21 July 2018

RTE staff evacuated from headquarters following small fire

Montrose Newsdesk Newsdesk

Staff at RTE were evacuated from the national broadcaster's headquarters following reports of a fire this evening.

Members of staff were evacuated from one of the buildings at Montrose, Dublin at approximately 6pm.

Staff gathered outside one of the buildings for approximately 30 minutes before they were told the building was safe to re-enter.

The fire began in a server room in the building and the building's internal fire extinguisher successfully kicked in, putting out the fire within minutes.

No emergency services attended the scene.

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