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Dublin: 10 °C Friday 20 October, 2017


# evacuation - Friday 13 October, 2017

20 people taken ill due to noxious fumes at venue for next week's EU leaders summit

A spokesperson for the emergency services said there was “a bad mix of chemical products on the kitchen level”.

# evacuation - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Entire population of Vanuatu island moved to safety as volcano threatens major eruption

It’s not clear when – or even if – the volcano will erupt.

# evacuation - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Bomb scare sparks evacuation at RTE building in Montrose

The Lyric FM news bulletin, normally broadcast from a studio in the RTÉ newsroom, went to dead air.

# evacuation - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

Over 30 locations were temporarily emptied after anonymous threats.

# evacuation - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Man arrested over crossbow bolt fired into Oval cricket ground

The 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm.

# evacuation - Thursday 31 August, 2017

70,000 people to be evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after discovery of WWII bomb

The operation will allow for the safe defusal of the bomb, which German media said was nicknamed “Wohnblockknacker” (blockbuster).

# evacuation - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Eight people missing after landslide in the Swiss Alps

The landslide forced the evacuation of a village in the Swiss Alps

# evacuation - Friday 11 August, 2017

Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal

“There are still two active fronts which are a cause for concern,” authorities said.

# evacuation - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Man with knife arrested at Eiffel Tower

The Paris landmark was evacuated as a precaution.

# evacuation - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Army bomb squad neutralises WWI artillery shell in Co Donegal

The army bomb disposal unit was called to investigate the ancient naval artillery shell at 2.15pm this afternoon.

# evacuation - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'Significant explosive device' found at gates of primary school in Belfast

“Had this device not been found when it had, there is no telling what we may have been dealing with,” said police.

# evacuation - Sunday 16 April, 2017

At least 68 children among dead in horror Syrian bomb blast

At least 112 people have died in the blast, 109 of them evacuees.

# evacuation - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

# evacuation - Saturday 18 February, 2017

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

# evacuation - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch

New Zealand’s Prime Minister says the fires may have been lit deliberately.

# evacuation - Monday 13 February, 2017

200,000 people ordered to evacuate their homes over dam risk

The evacuation was ordered yesterday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway of the dam.

# evacuation - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Department of Foreign Affairs making contact with 'very small number' of Irish citizens in Gambia

Tour operators have begun evacuating tourists.

# evacuation - Monday 19 December, 2016

Evacuees "in a terrible state" after waiting overnight in freezing conditions to leave Aleppo

In total, it is estimated 3,000 people have been evacuated so far.

# evacuation - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo

The Red Cross pleaded for a deal to “save thousands of lives”

# evacuation - Friday 16 December, 2016

Thousands trapped as Aleppo evacuation suspended

An evacuation was abruptly suspended this morning.

# evacuation - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Packed onto buses, hundreds of civilians face uncertain future as they leave Aleppo

Around 951 people have been evacuated so far.

# evacuation - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo

But it’s not clear if bombing has stopped.

# evacuation - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot'

A rebel official said an evacuation deal, sponsored by Russia and Turkey, was set to take effect within hours.

# evacuation - Saturday 22 October, 2016

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident

Police say they are investigating whether the incident was a result of an accidental discharge of a spray canister.

# evacuation - Monday 15 August, 2016

False shooting report at JFK could have been 'people clapping as they watched Olympics'

The Port Authority said a preliminary investigation found no shots were fired and there were no injuries.

# evacuation - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Language mix-up causes five-hour bomb alert in Brussels

Police are reported as saying the situation is “under control”.

# evacuation - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Gardaí say fire at Cork restaurant started in suspicious circumstances

Six teams from the fire brigade tackled the blaze on 8 June.

# evacuation - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Passengers evacuated from train in Dublin after fire breaks out in engine

Passengers were evacuated from a train at Clongriffin station this morning on the 9.40 Drogheda to Pearse train.

# evacuation - Friday 6 May, 2016

The huge wildfire in Canada has grown more than ten times in size

The fire now covers an area the size of Calgary, Alberta’s largest city.

# evacuation - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Police force migrants from school using tear gas

It is the second time in a week that force has been used to disperse migrants in the French capital.

# evacuation - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Pipe bomb explodes outside house in Belfast

The bomb was thrown at the house while people were inside.

# evacuation - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

"Suspicious vehicle" causes alert near BBC offices

One reporter said that staff were not told to leave the newsroom.

# evacuation - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast Rescued This post contains videos

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast

Residents around the explosion site have been evacuated now after highly-poisonous sodium cyanide was found

# evacuation - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Fire breaks out at one of Las Vegas' top hotels

A number of guests were evacuated from the Cosmopolitan Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.

# evacuation - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Almost a million people have been evacuated from China’s east coast

Typhoon Chan-hom has made landfall.

# evacuation - Friday 24 April, 2015

Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package

The NYPD bomb squad is assisting in a sweep of the lower Manhattan monument.

# evacuation - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Thousands of refugees flee after Islamic State takes over their camp

Palestinian forces inside Yarmuk are largely surrounded by IS fighters who have captured large swathes of the camp since an assault that began Wednesday.

# evacuation - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes

The typhoon is not believed to have caused the same damage as last year’s storm.

# evacuation - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

The evacuation has been stepped up by authorities.

# evacuation - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Power surge' prompts evacuation at Leinster House

LH2000, a newer section of the building, was evacuated earlier this evening.

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