This photograph of the fire was posted on social media
Five fire engines from Limerick city and Newport have been dispatched to the scene of a car fire on the M7 motorway.
The alarm was raised shortly after 10.45am this Wednesday after motorists reported seeing the vehicle ablaze on the southbound carriageway between Junction 27 (Birdhill) & Junction 28 (Castletroy).
TIPP: Vehicle on fire on M7 s'bound btwn J27 Birdhill & J28 Castletroy. Care needed as visibility may be affected. https://t.co/pdsEzJTRQr— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) June 14, 2017
Motorists are being advised to exercise caution if approaching the area.
There are no reports of any injuries.