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FIRE CAUSES ALARM IN LIMERICK

A fire that broke out late on Friday night at the coal yard of Messrs. Mullock and Sons, on the Dock Road, sparked considerable alarm in Limerick. The blaze, which was reported at a late hour, quickly spread to adjacent premises, including those of the Limerick Steamship Company.

Firefighters swiftly mobilised to the scene, battling the flames for over an hour to bring the outbreak under control. Despite the challenging conditions, their diligent efforts eventually succeeded in containing the fire.

However, the incident left behind significant damage, with both the coal yard and adjoining properties affected by the blaze. While the extent of the damage is still being assessed, initial reports indicate that it was considerable.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and authorities are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. In the meantime, residents and businesses in the area are urged to remain vigilant and take precautions to prevent further incidents of this nature.

The swift response of the emergency services and the diligent efforts of firefighters played a crucial role in containing the fire and preventing it from spreading further. Their professionalism and bravery in the face of adversity are commendable and have undoubtedly helped mitigate the impact of the incident.

As investigations continue and clean-up efforts get underway, the community in Limerick is coming together to support those impacted by the fire and ensure that they receive the assistance they need to recover from this unfortunate event.

Freeman’s Journal – Monday 30 November 1914

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