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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 16 November, 2019
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Man in hospital following Limerick house fire

He was taken to University Hospital Limerick where his condition is not yet known.

Image: Shutterstock/Zagrean Viorel

A MAN WAS rescued from a house fire in Limerick city in the early hours of this morning.

Four units of Limerick City & County Fire and rescue services attended the blaze on Alphonsus Street at around 3.20am.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued a man in his late 30s from an upstairs bedroom in the semi detached house. The man was unconscious but still breathing.

He was taken to University Hospital Limerick where his condition is not yet known.

A dog was also rescued in the incident. It’s believed the fire started in the kitchen.

Meanwhile, people are being advised to be extra cautious with Christmas lights and candles at this time.

Dublin Fire Brigade reported a very busy night on New Year’s Eve.

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