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Tragic Fire Incident Claims Life of Elderly Woman in Limerick

LIMERICK – A devastating fire incident unfolded in Garryowen, Limerick, on Thursday, resulting in the tragic demise of Mary Moore, an elderly woman. The incident occurred while Mrs. Moore was tending to her shop, where a gas stove situated beneath the shop counter inadvertently ignited her clothing.

Despite efforts to extinguish the flames, Mrs. Moore sustained severe injuries from the fire, which ultimately proved fatal. She was promptly transferred to Barrington’s Hospital for medical treatment, but her condition continued to deteriorate, succumbing to her injuries several hours later.

Reports indicate that Mrs. Moore suffered extensive burns across her body as a result of the fire, highlighting the severity of the incident and the challenges faced in providing adequate medical care.

The news of Mrs. Moore’s tragic passing has left the community in mourning, with expressions of sympathy and support extended to her family and loved ones during this difficult time.

As investigations into the cause of the fire continue, the incident serves as a sobering reminder of the importance of fire safety measures and vigilance in preventing such tragedies from occurring in the future.

The loss of Mary Moore is deeply felt within the community, as her memory lives on in the hearts of those who knew her, and her untimely passing serves as a poignant reminder of the fragility of life.

Dublin Daily Express – Saturday 19 August 1916

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