No major incidents during Halloween celebrations

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

Emergency services in Limerick say there were no major incidents during last night’s Halloween celebrations.

Emergency services in Limerick say there were no major incidents during last night’s Halloween celebrations.

While there were a number of public order incidents and illegal bonfires in the city and county, gardai say there were no serious disturbances and that there were no reports of any injuries.

“It was quieter then expected given the night that was in it,” said a spokesperson for Henry Street garda station.

A spokesperson for the HSE said the ambulance service reported “no unusual activity” last night.

Meanwhile, it was a busy night for the Limerick City Fire and Rescue service which responded to several fires across the city between 7pm and 4am.

Fire personnel responded to a number of car fires at the Crescent Shopping Centre, Father Russell Road, Janesboro and at Childers Road.

They also attended the scene of a fire at a vacant property at Palm Court, John Carew Park.

A spokesperson for the regional communications centre at Mulgrave Street said its staff dealt with 165 calls and and incidents between 8am yesterday and 8am this morning.

Although, this was quieter than last Halloween, it was much busier than a nomal Wednesday.

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