Two people rescued from apartment fire in Limerick

The incident happened at an apartment on Catherine Street in the city

Two people have been rescued from a burning apartment in Limerick city.

A man and a woman - who was unconscious - were pulled from a smoke filled bedroom in the burning apartment on Catherine Street by firemen attached to Limerick City and County Fire Service.

The blaze was reported shortly before 10pm last night.

The man and woman were taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.