Update 8.37 hours: A fire in a Limerick recycling plant for scrap is extinguished.
There were 10 units of the fire department needed to deal with the fire that was under way this morning at half past six.
It broke out in the facility on Ballysimon Road in the city shortly after 8 last night.
There is still no word about damage, but it is assumed that no one has been injured.
Local residents are encouraged to close their windows and doors as a precaution.
Previously: firefighters tackle big night fire in Limerick
Update 6.50 hours: Firefighters in Limerick have tackled a major fire in a scrap-burning facility from one day to the next.
Limerick Fire Brigade was called to the scene at United Metals on Ballysimon Road in the city shortly after 8 last night.
10 units of the fire brigade were charged with extinguishing the fire which, according to a spokesman, was considerable.
There were large plumes of smoke emerging from the environment, in which residents advised to close all doors and windows.