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Dublin: 1 °C Monday 19 March, 2018

#Dublin Fire Brigade

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 2 March, 2018

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with a number of call outs across the city last night.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call made by its ambulance after 11pm last night.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Body of man (50s) recovered after car went into water at Howth harbour

An alarm was raised after the car entered the water at the fish dock in Howth yesterday evening.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

A trampoline was blown onto power cables above a house in Dublin today

Dublin Fire Brigade was called to attend the “precarious situation” today.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Dealz urges people to return heatable teddies due to safety risk

The store apologised and said it takes the safety of its customers seriously.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Monday 15 January, 2018

Two women rescued from burning building in north Dublin

The women were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene, but they did not sustain any other injuries.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Whistleblower claims details of Dublin Fire Brigade exam leaked to promotion candidates

The fire service said it is now implementing recommendations based on an investigation into the claim.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment

There have been a number of reports over the years of this equipment failing and the representative association Ifesa took legal action to suspend their use.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Giant blaze at Dublin metal plant now under control

Eight fire units were sent to the scene of the recycling plant, located near Dublin Airport.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade was very busy dealing with Storm Eleanor yesterday

All of the calls came on top of the service’s normal workload.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 29 December, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade crew have rocks thrown at them as they tackle car blaze in city centre

There were no injuries, and firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 22 December, 2017

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'

Emergency services are joining forces for a new road safety campaign.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

A fire has broken out at a building site in Balbriggan

The fire has been described as “deep seated”.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'A life of dedication': Funeral to take place of Dublin Fire Brigade's oldest member, who died aged 101 RIP

'A life of dedication': Funeral to take place of Dublin Fire Brigade's oldest member, who died aged 101

Henry “Harry” O’Keeffe was on duty when the city came under aerial attack in WW2.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Dublin firefighters have just one high-rise vehicle-mounted ladder to work with right now

At least three is the minimum standard required.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

# dublin-fire-brigade - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with an awful lot of fires spread out across the city tonight

Halloween is one of the busiest days of the year for the force.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Monday 30 October, 2017

Calls for tougher laws after Dublin Fire Brigade member suffers ear injury after firework thrown

“They have families and lives too and the public needs to act with respect,” said Fianna Fáil’s John Lahart.

Dublin Fire Brigade spent over 16 hours putting out large fire in north Dublin city

Crews were first called to the blaze at Richmond Road at 1.45pm yesterday.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside Up In Smoke This post contains videos

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside

The fire on Richmond Road is ongoing.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 27 October, 2017

Dublin fire engine attacked when crew approached bonfire this evening

The vehicle was temporarily out of service for repairs.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween

It will also use a live feed showing bonfires and other incidents similar to the one used for Storm Ophelia.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Saturday 14 October, 2017

People asked to report stockpiling of bonfire materials ahead of Halloween

Dublin City Council said it wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Halloween.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Firefighters battle underground blaze in north Dublin

Five DFB units are at the scene at Shanowen Road in Santry.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Fire which led to hospitalisation of woman and three children being treated as suspicious

The fire broke out in a block of flats in Inchicore last night.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'I saw black smoke and ran out': One dead and two injured in Rathmines fire

The fire was reported at 7am today.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 8 September, 2017

Five units of Dublin Fire Brigade extinguish blaze at Harold's Cross warehouse

The fire occurred at a warehouse at Leinster Place.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Firefighters battling large blaze at derelict building in north Dublin

The fire has been ablaze in north Dublin for more than an hour.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Monday 4 September, 2017

Man arrested after fire causes 'considerable damage' to Dublin retail outlet

Gardaí responded to reports of the fire in Coolock at 5am this morning.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Firefighters tackling blaze at derelict factory in Dublin

A large amount of smoke can be seen in the area.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 1 September, 2017

Don't be alarmed, it is just a drill: Dublin Fire Brigade out on Henry Street today

Firefighters conducted a training exercise outside the Ilac Shopping Centre today.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 18 August, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade tackles blaze at ESB hub in Milltown

The ESB has said it is working to restore power “quickly and safely”.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Saturday 5 August, 2017

A campfire started a gorse fire in the Wicklow Mountains last night

Firefighters also dealt with rubbish being set on fire in a wooded area near a children’s playground.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 4 August, 2017

Watch: Dublin Fire Brigade battling a large gorse fire in the mountains last night Extinguished This post contains videos

Watch: Dublin Fire Brigade battling a large gorse fire in the mountains last night

The video shows units of the fire brigade attempting to extinguish the blaze in the Dublin mountains.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade fighting large gorse fire near the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains

Small fires quickly gathered pace at the area near Kilternan in the south of the county.

UK firefighters using mini oxygen masks specially designed for pets

Dublin Fire Brigade says it is not currently considering this.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay

Firefighters and paramedics in Dublin want their overtime rate raised to 1.5 times regular pay, in line with the rest of the country and the Dublin City Council standard.

# dublin-fire-brigade - Friday 21 July, 2017

‘No need for panic’: Dublin Fire Brigade simulate ‘active shooter’ on Luas to train paramedics

The drill was far bigger than most simulations the fire brigade carry out.

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