Investigation into fatal incident on Tralee building site

Date Published : November 28th, 2020    Published By : admin

One man has died and five others were injured when a chimney stack inside a house collapsed during building works this morning.

The incident happened at a house on Upper Ashe Street in Tralee after 8am.

A man, aged in his 60's was killed when a chimney stack in the centre of the building collapsed, trapping the man. Five other people were also injured when the building partially collapsed.

Gardaí and Kerry Fire & Rescue Service remain at the scene.

The Health and Safety Authority have begun an investigation.

Photo: Via @RadioKerry

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