WATCH: Crews from Limerick Fire Service battle fire through the night

Ryan O'Rourke

Reporter:

Ryan O'Rourke

WATCH: Crews from Limerick Fire Service battle hay barn fire

EMERGENCY services spent hours tackling a large hay barn fire that occurred in West Limerick on Saturday night.

Three units from three separate stations were called to tackle the fire which happened in Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale overnight.

One unit from the Abbeyfeale Fire Service was assisted by a unit from the Newcastlewest Fire Service and a unit from the Rathkeale Fire Service as they battled the fire.

The fire was first reported at 9.30pm with units remaining on scene until 6am Sunday morning.

A garda spokesperson confirmed that gardai had attended the scene of the fire.

“Gardaí attended the scene of a fire on a farm premises in the Knocknasna area of Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick on Saturday, November 16 at approximately 9.30pm. Fire services attended the scene and extinguished the fire. Enquiries ongoing.”