first_imgNewsLocal NewsTeenager rescued from river on New Year’s DayBy admin – January 2, 2013 613 WhatsApp Email Twitter A TEENAGE girl was rescued from the River Shannon shortly after 7am on New Year’s Day after she was pulled to safety by two members of the Limerick Fire and Rescue service who entered the water during the rescue bid. The alarm was raised in the early hours of New Year’s Day and three tenders of the fire brigade attended the scene at Thomond Bridge. Two specially trained swift water swimmers of the Limerick Fire and Rescue service brought the girl to safety and she was transferred to the Limerick Regional Hospital where she was treated for hypothermia.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Facebook Print Advertisement Meantime, a fire at a third floor apartment at Market Place, High Street left two people hospitalised on New Year’s day after they suffered smoke inhalation prior to their rescue. The scene was attended by three tenders of the Limerick Fire and Rescue Service shortly after 9am and the fire was quickly brought under control. The pair were transferred to the Limerick Regional Hospital and treated for their injuries. Linkedin Previous articleGame – it tells a great storyNext articleGovernment to hear submissions on ABC judgement adminlast_img

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