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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Fire services attend large fire in Meelick

Fire services spent nearly 3 hours battling what was described as a ‘very large fire’ at a warehouse on the outskirts of Limerick City late Wednesday night.

At least 5 units of the Fire Service attended the scene of the blaze which broke out at a commercial warehouse in the Meelick area, fire officials confirmed to the Limerick NewsWire.

Units from Limerick City, Shannon, Scarrif and Killaloe brigades were called to the scene however there were no reports of any injuries, officials said.

The alarm was raised around 8.25pm and the blaze wasn’t brought under control until after 11pm.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined and the extent of the damage was not known.

NEW DETAILS (Thursday, 9.05am)
Gardai have sealed off the area in order to carry out technical examinations later today.

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