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Major Rescue Operations Are Underway In Howth

By Darragh Berry

January 24, 2018 at 9:39pm

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UPDATED: 9:35pm.

Emergency crews have located a car that entered the water at Howth pier and believe that there is one person inside the car.

The Irish Independent is reporting that a major search and rescue operation is taking place in Howth.

Reports circulating suggest that a car entered water on Wednesday evening and was first reported at around 5:15pm. 

Members of the RNLI, Dublin Fire Brigade and garda water unit are currently attending the scene.

Dublin Fire Brigade stated on Twitter that: "We're currently attending a water rescue incident in #Howth as part of a multi agency response involving @IrishCoastGuard @RNLI  @howthcoastguard & firefighters from Kilbarrack, North Strand with advanced paramedics"

More to follow. 

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