Gardai in Cork are investigating a fire at the offices of the Health Services Executive at Victoria Cross Road in the city last night.
The fire was discovered shortly after 11pm.
According to the Gardai the reception area of the building suffered considerable damage during the fire.
No one was in the building at the time.
The scene of the blaze is sealed off this morning to allow for examinations and a Garda investigation has been launched.
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