EMERGENCY services are in Ballinspittle following a suspected gas explosion in a café in the village.
Two people are believed to have been removed to hospital in Cork, following the incident.
Gardai, in a statement to the Southern Star, described the incident as 'minor' but confirmed that a man and woman were taken to hospital. The Health & Safety Authority is currently investigating.
Units of Kinsale and Bandon fire services attended the scene. As a result, the Clonakilty/ Kinsale Rd (R600) is closed in both directions at Ballinspittle due to the incident, and diversions are in place.