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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 10 December, 2016


# fire - Yesterday’s News


# fire - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Taxi driver rescues family trapped inside a burning house at 4.30am

Derek Malone managed to get a little girl and her parents to safety.

# fire - Monday 5 December, 2016

33 confirmed dead after California warehouse fire

Authorities say they have no idea how many more bodies they may find.

# fire - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Death toll from California dance party fire rises to 24

The search for bodies is expected to continue for at least 48 hours.

# fire - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Death toll from California party fire could reach 40

Between 50 and 100 people were believed to have been at the party when the fire started.

# fire - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Teacher and 11 schoolgirls die in dormitory fire in Turkey after emergency escape locked

The schoolgirls, from Aladag on Turkey’s southern coast, are said to be 14 or under.

# fire - Monday 28 November, 2016

Firefighters battle blaze in Cork city

No injuries have been reported.

# fire - Friday 25 November, 2016

Man taken to hospital after fire in Waterford hotel room

Firefighters are at the scene but the fire has now been extinguished.

# fire - Friday 18 November, 2016

26 people injured after man sets fire to himself inside Melbourne bank

Witness Ashley Atkin-Fone, hailed a hero after running into the bank to help, said he heard “a big blast” and children screaming.

# fire - Monday 7 November, 2016

Five-year-old boy dies after Tokyo arts festival display catches fire

The organiser of the event and the university apologised for the loss of life.

# fire - Friday 4 November, 2016

Fire breaks out at apartment block in Dublin

No casualties have been reported but an ambulance is on scene.

Gardaí investigating fire at landmark manor owned by JP McManus's brother

The fire broke out at the former Bishop’s Palace in Limerick just before 11.30pm last night.

# fire - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'We all could have died if it was not for the bravest garda I have ever seen in my life'

A man who lost his home in the Clongriffin fire tells of the devastation at the apartment complex.

Man arrested after large fire in Dublin apartment complex

The blaze started at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.

# fire - Friday 28 October, 2016

Bus driver burns to death in Australia after passenger sets him on fire

Passengers were said to be “traumatised” by what happened.

# fire - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Three fire engines dealing with Howth gorse fire

The engines have been sent from Kilbarrack and North Strand stations.

# fire - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Businesses forced to hide pallets inside over fears they'll be stolen for illegal bonfires

Dublin Fire Brigade are calling on businesses to do what they can do stop dangerous bonfires.

# fire - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Go Car rental service targeted by arson attack in Dublin

The cars were set on fire last night.

# fire - Monday 17 October, 2016

Two killed and six injured after explosion at world's biggest chemical complex in Germany

Local residents have been advised to stay indoors.

Firefighters battle blazes at two abandoned pubs in Dublin

Five fire engines were called to the old Cuckoo’s Nest pub in Tallaght last night.

# fire - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Own a Galaxy Note 7? Samsung will replace it or refund you

The company has said it’s “truly sorry” about safety issues surrounding the smartphone.

# fire - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off

The smartphone company has called a halt to worldwide sales of the smartphone due to safety concerns.

# fire - Monday 10 October, 2016

Fire breaks out at Blackrock Clinic

The fire was brought under control quickly by the Fire Brigade.

# fire - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Four fire brigade units respond to blaze in Dublin city centre

It’s believed the fire started in a stack of material that had been accumulated for Halloween. There have been no injuries.

# fire - Friday 7 October, 2016

10-year-old boy with special needs set on fire by another child in Texas

Kayden Culp is in an induced coma and 20% of his body is covered in first degree burns.

# fire - Saturday 24 September, 2016

"They'll need all the support they can get" - Paramedic speaks out after Naas tragedy

The National Ambulance Service Representative Association (NASRA) is calling for paramedics’ mental health to be looked after.

# fire - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Investigation finds fire risks and widespread overcrowding at Traveller sites

A national audit of Traveller accomodation published today finds issues with electrics and access to sites.

Three children remain in hospital after fire at house in Cork

The siblings were airlifted to Cork University Hospital yesterday evening.

# fire - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people

Some 70 others were injured in the incident in Bangladesh, many critically.

# fire - Monday 5 September, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Stephen Donnelly’s Soc Dem departure, crisis pregnancy agencies and a wildfire in Spain had everyone talking…

Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire

Officials suspect the fire was started deliberately.

# fire - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Oberstown management calls on staff to defer further strike action following disturbances

The Garda Emergency Response Unit (ERU) was called to the scene to quell Monday’s trouble, which saw a staff member injured.

# fire - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Dry cleaners gutted after dramatic blaze in Galway city Fire This post contains videos

Dry cleaners gutted after dramatic blaze in Galway city

Nobody was injured in the fire.

# fire - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Car and personal items stolen from fire station as crews battled Oberstown blaze

Firefighters only noticed items were missing when they went to get changed at the end of their shift early this morning.

Minister says Oberstown is 'fit for purpose' after fire and violence at youth detention centre

A member of staff was injured during the disturbance.

# fire - Friday 26 August, 2016

Warning over tumble dryers after London high-rise blaze

“The flat’s occupants had a terrifying ordeal.”

# fire - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages

Dublin Fire Brigade said it is working to fill existing and future vacancies.

# fire - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Cruise ship catches fire while out on the Caribbean Sea

Passengers were rescued and no major injuries have been reported.

Four hospitalised after three separate Dublin fires

The fires broke out in Raheny, Clondalkin and Donabate.

Gardaí tell walkers to avoid Bray Head and cliff walk due to fire Blaze This post contains videos

Gardaí tell walkers to avoid Bray Head and cliff walk due to fire

This is the second time in a week fire crews have had to deal with a fire on Bray Head.

# fire - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Young people throw rocks at firefighters as they attend bonfire in Limerick

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

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