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Firefighters in Limerick were up early this morning to tackle a blaze in the city

The fire in the derelict old Woodworker Store may have been started maliciously.

The scene in Limerick this morning.
The scene in Limerick this morning.
Image: Facebook/Limerick City Fire & Rescue

FIRE CREWS IN Limerick tackled a fire in a derelict building in the city overnight with gardaí investigating whether it was started maliciously.

The fire happened in the old Woodworker Store at Thomandgate with fire crews tasked to the scene at about 6am this morning.

The fire at the building was quickly brought under control with crews remaining at the scene for an hour to ensure the fire was extinguished.

It’s believed the fire may have been started maliciously and gardaí are investigating.

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