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Blaze

# blaze - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire

His brother, who was also in the house at the time, escaped without serious injury.

# blaze - Friday 7 March, 2014

78-year-old woman killed in Mayo house fire

Gardaí said they are now investigating the circumstances of the blaze.

# blaze - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Two killed in fire at Co Galway flats complex

A man aged 38 and second person who has not yet been identified were killed in the overnight blaze in Gort, Co Galway.

# blaze - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man’s body found in fire at Louth coffin makers

The fire broke out at the coffin makers in Ardee last night.

# blaze - Monday 3 March, 2014

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Gardaí said there have been no reports of injuries and the incident is still ongoing.

Stardust families “beg on their knees” for government to discharge €192k costs

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

# blaze - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion

A fire broke out at around 4am in a quiet residential road in Baldoyle, north Dublin.

Four people hospitalised after house fire in Dublin

The blaze broke out at the house in Clondalkin in the early hours of this morning.

# blaze - Monday 24 February, 2014

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze

They said they are “hopeful” about the meeting.

# blaze - Monday 17 February, 2014

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims’ families

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

# blaze - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh

The deceased was based out of Lurgan Fire Station.

# blaze - Monday 3 February, 2014

Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire

The house was extensively damaged in the blaze on Saturday.

# blaze - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight

Gardaí said the house was extensively damaged in the blaze.

# blaze - Thursday 30 January, 2014

It’s over: Blaze at Ballymount recycling plant extinguished after five days

It has prompted a government review of the storage of toxic materials near homes.

# blaze - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed

The fire at the Oxigen recycling plant forced the main parcel depot to close yesterday as a result of heavy smoke.

# blaze - Monday 27 January, 2014

Fire units to remain at Ballymount industrial estate fire for a number of days

Dublin Fire Brigade state that the fire has been brought under control.

# blaze - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Ballymount blaze rated a ‘Category 1′ incident by EPA

The fire at the Oxigen plant in west Dublin is still burning. It could be tomorrow before the all clear is given…

# blaze - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Ballymount industrial estate fire could burn for rest of weekend Dublin This post contains images

Ballymount industrial estate fire could burn for rest of weekend

Locals are being warned to keep windows and doors closed due to the toxicity of burning material.

# blaze - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly

The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.

# blaze - Monday 13 January, 2014

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes

The fire follows from other devastating fires last year.

# blaze - Friday 3 January, 2014

Two women in their 20s die in Donegal house fire

Emergency services were alerted to the blaze when a man who was in the house managed to escape and raise the alarm at approximately 11am.

# blaze - Friday 20 December, 2013

Major blaze at Santry industrial estate brought under control

The blaze broke out close to the Omni Centre shortly before 5pm. There are no reports of any injuries.

# blaze - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Girl, 17, arrested over Phoenix Park murder

She is being questioned under the Criminal Justice Act in Blanchardstown garda station.

# blaze - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From Business ETC Dublin’s popular Izakaya restaurant to reopen after blaze Izakaya

Dublin’s popular Izakaya restaurant to reopen after blaze

There was an electrical fire in the basement of the building earlier this month, causing significant damage.

# blaze - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

‘All clear’ given following blaze near Broadstone Bus Depot

Dublin City Council’s ‘Dangerous Buildings Unit’ are due to inspect the building.

# blaze - Friday 1 November, 2013

Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze Dublin Fire Brigade This post contains images

Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze

Children lined the stairwell of the flats with more than 40 wooden pallets they collected for a bonfire.

# blaze - Saturday 26 October, 2013

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

# blaze - Friday 25 October, 2013

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007.

# blaze - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

# blaze - Monday 21 October, 2013

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

# blaze - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Over 350 evacuated from luxury Kilkenny hotel after fire alert

The fire was spotted in the hotel’s spa & sauna area at around 10am.

# blaze - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Fire services fight massive blaze in Coolock

The fire is still ongoing and one unit of the Dublin Fire Brigade is still at the scene.

# blaze - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Nine-year-old child and elderly woman die in house fire in Wexford

A man was also recovered from the scene and was taken to hospital in Dublin.

# blaze - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

California wildfire continues to blaze – and can be seen from space

The cause has not been determined for the fire, but fire officials have expressed optimism about the situation.

# blaze - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Photos: Firefighters battle blaze near Yosemite National Park

The fire, which broke out almost a week ago, is still only five per cent contained.

# blaze - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Firefighters tackle blaze at storage factory in Waterford

Eight fire units and five garda units are at the scene at Belview Port in Waterford.

# blaze - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Huge fire closes Nairobi international airport

No casualties have been reported at the Kenyan transport hub.

# blaze - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Dramatic-looking fire at Killiney Hill not thought to be serious

Dublin Fire Brigade say they haven’t dispatched any units to the scene, and that it may be a low-level gorse fire.

# blaze - Monday 1 July, 2013

Over 150 firefighters tackle blaze in plastic factory

Around 100,000 tonnes of material on fire at recycling plant in Smethwick, England.

# blaze - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120

300 people were working at the factory when the fire broke out. A senior official at the company is being questioned.

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