Emergency services attend fire in Tipperary Hostel

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BREAKING: Emergency services attend fire in Tipperary Hostel

Emergency services remain at the scene of a fire at the former Tipperary Hostel site in Tipperary town.

The fire is reported to have broken out in the building sometime after 4pm this afternoon.

Pic: Fire crews attending the scene of a fire at the former Tipperary Hostel earlier today

Fire crew and emergency personnel remain at the scene, located opposite the Sean Treacy GAA field, however there are no reports of injuries. Gardai are currently investigating the cause of the fire with a forensic examination scheduled to take place tomorrow morning. 

The building, which was a former workhouse and well known landmark in the town, has been vacant for about eight years.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tipperary town garda station on 062-80670.