Emergency services scrambled to double hoax call

first_imgTwitter Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A HOAX caller forced all Limerick’s emergency services to respond to two hoax incidents in Limerick this Saturday morning.Emergency services were scrambled to attend an alert that a woman was supposedly seen entering the water at Thomond Bridge during the early morning.At around 7:30am this Saturday, Emergency Services in Limerick responded to reports of a woman entering the water at Thomond Bridge.Limerick Fire and Rescue Service launched their Rescue Boat – FireSwift and alongside ground crews, searched the river.As the caller had removed their SIM card and was unreachable for further information, the call was determined to be a false alarm.Limerick Marine Search and Rescue, Gardai and HSE Paramedics were also in attendance.Immediately after this incident, Limerick Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to a call of a car supposedly on fire in St Mary’s Park.This was also determined to be a hoax call.Gardai are investigating both incidents with a view to tracing the caller. NewsBreaking newsEmergency services scrambled to double hoax callBy Staff Reporter – February 13, 2016 549 WhatsApp Print Previous articleRenowned choirs for Limerick Choral FestivalNext articleTorch Players return with The Cripple of Inismaan Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.iecenter_img Email Linkedin Advertisement Facebooklast_img read more