Waterford hotel damaged by overnight fire

Crew from Dunmore East, Tramore and Waterford city fire services respond to blaze

A view of the response to the fire at The Ocean hotel in Dunmore East, Co Waterford. Photograph: Waterford City Fire Services/Facebook

A view of the response to the fire at The Ocean hotel in Dunmore East, Co Waterford. Photograph: Waterford City Fire Services/Facebook

 

A hotel in Co Waterford has been damaged by a fire which broke out in the early hours of Friday.

Shortly after 1am gardaí and emergency services were alerted that a fire had broken out at The Ocean hotel in Dunmore East.

No injuries were reported.

A number of crew from Dunmore East, Tramore and Waterford city fire services attended the incident and the fire was successfully put out.

The scene is currently being preserved and a technical examination of it is pending.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

A Garda spokesperson said investigations are ongoing.