Limerick Fire Service tackle fire at unoccupied house in the city

Units from city and Shannon attend scene of incident

Alan Owens


Alan Owens

Limerick Fire Service at scene of city incident

Limerick Fire Service at the scene of the fire on Clancy Strand

A NUMBER of units from Limerick Fire Service have tackled a fire at an unoccupied house in the city this Friday evening.

Several units from Limerick city and one from Shannon attended the scene of the fire at a property on Clancy Strand. The Fire Service received the call around 7.30pm.

It is understood that the fire was at a derelict property on Clancy Strand, in the vicinity of the Curragower Bar.

The Fire Service has tweeted that it "dealt with an unoccupied house fire" on Clancy Strand this evening.

In a Facebook post, the Fire Service added that "breathing apparatus wearing teams entered the building and with the assistance of Clare County Fire Service's Aerial Platform from Shannon, successfully extinguished the fire. Clancy Strand has now reopened to traffic."