BREAKING: Emergency services deployed to fire in Limerick city centre

David Hurley

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David Hurley

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Limerick fire crews deployed as car catches fire

Three units of Limerick Fire and Rescue are attending the scene

THREE units of Limerick Fire and Rescue have been deployed to the scene of a fire in Limerick city centre.

The alarm was raised shortly after 5pm this Friday and footage on social media shows thick plumes of smoke coming from the building at Barrington Street.

Initial reports indicate the fire broke out in the basement of a multi-storey building but it is not known if it has spread or if much damage has been caused.

There are no reports, at this stage, of any serious injuries

Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.

More to follow...