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#Fire

# fire - Yesterday’s News

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# fire - Friday 14 July, 2017

Investigation into fire at vacant shopping centre in Naas

Emergency services were alerted to the fire at the centre on Corbyn’s Lane at around 8pm yesterday.

# fire - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'I'm so sorry that you had to leave this way': Two more Grenfell victims named RIP

'I'm so sorry that you had to leave this way': Two more Grenfell victims named

In all, 34 victims have been named so far.

'Arrest someone': Anger simmers as hundreds hold vigil for Grenfell victims

Authorities say that some of the victims may never be found due to the scale of destruction caused by the fire.

# fire - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Zainab Deen named as latest Grenfell victim - but 40 others still to be identified

Authorities have yet to confirm the identities of half of those who have lost their lives.

# fire - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Investigation launched into Kildare house fire in which two men died

The fire happened in the Tully East area.

# fire - Monday 10 July, 2017

Huge fire in London's iconic Camden Lock Market

More than 70 firefighters battled the fire.

# fire - Saturday 8 July, 2017

History of St Kevin's: A mental health institution that incarcerated innocent people in filthy conditions

To explore the history of the imposing landmark, TheJournal.ie has delved into Oireachtas, newspaper and online archives and reports.

# fire - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'If you allow it to remain empty for 15 years, it will decay': Cork ponders next move for St Kevin's

The HSE plans to put it on the market, while a local councillor said it could be used for student accommodation.

# fire - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Tense scenes as Grenfell Tower families demand answers from police

Families were told answers on those missing may not come until the end of the year.

Firefighters bring massive fire at derelict Cork city building under control

St Kevins is a 200-year-old red-bricked building located on a hill overlooking Cork city.

# fire - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings

A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.

# fire - Friday 30 June, 2017

149 high-rise buildings in Britain have failed fire safety tests since the blaze at Grenfell Tower

Earlier, Kensington Council said a meeting regarding the disaster had to be adjourned as the presence of the press could prejudice a public inquiry into the blaze.

# fire - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Man falsely claimed his wife and son died in Grenfell fire to get money and housing

The 52-year-old was arrested in London.

# fire - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man rushed to hospital after being rescued from building fire in Ballybough

Three DFB fire engines responded to the blaze from North Strand and Phibsboro fire stations.

Big Bang Theory actor's ranch burns down as wildfires sweep across western US states

As well as California, homes have also been evacuated in Utah and Arizona.

Full death toll from Grenfell Tower 'could take until end of the year'

Police previously said at least 79 people died in the blaze.

Dublin's chief fire officer says more resources needed to carry out inspections

Minister Housing Eoghan Murphy has said that there is no situation “directly comparable” to Grenfell in Ireland.

# fire - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Damastown locals advised to keep windows closed after industrial fire breaks out

The fire broke out in the industrial area this morning.

# fire - Monday 26 June, 2017

Company withdraws sales of cladding linked to Grenfell Tower blaze

Arconic said it was discontinuing the product due to “the inconsistency of building codes across the world”.

Man asks for book character to be named after ex-pupil who died in Grenfell Tower, public raises £20,000

James Clements asked that a character in author Philip Pullman’s coming book be named after his ex-pupil, and Grenfell victim, Nur Huda el-Wahabi.

# fire - Sunday 25 June, 2017

60 high-rise buildings across the UK have failed fire safety tests

Areas affected include the city of Manchester, Camden, Plymouth, Hounslow, Portsmouth, Barnet and Brent.

Forest fire near Spanish national park forces evacuation of 1,000 people

The regional president of Andalusia said authorities are not “ruling out the human factor” as a possible cause.

# fire - Saturday 24 June, 2017

An Irish photographer has captured the aftermath of Grenfell Tower

Rolling News photojournalist Sam Boal took the photos this week.

Woman (80s) dies in Wicklow house fire this afternoon

The fire broke out at a house on Sea Road in Arklow.

'You will need to check out by 4pm': Grenfell Tower survivors given hours' notice to leave hotel

Survivors were left unsure of where they were going to go next, after the letter from the local council.

'Where are we all going?': 83 residents of Camden towers refuse to leave their homes

Some residents first learned of the evacuation while watching the news.

# fire - Friday 23 June, 2017

The charity single for Grenfell Tower survivors has topped UK charts

The cover track by 50 artists including Stormzy, Emeli Sande and Robbie Williams has sold over 170,000 copies.

Grenfell Tower blaze began in faulty fridge-freezer

The Hotpoint fridge model that started the fire had not been subject to any product recall.

# fire - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'It was just not good enough': Theresa May apologises for reaction to Grenfell tragedy

Reports emerged that the cladding may have given off gas that contributed to some of the 79 deaths.

Historic Kildare pub badly damaged in overnight fire

The Village Inn is reputed as the place where Arthur Guinness brewed his first beer.

# fire - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal

Earlier reports had suggested a plane had crashed while attempting to battle the blazes.

Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires

At least 64 people have died in fires that swept through the centre of the country at the weekend.

# fire - Monday 19 June, 2017

Portugal in mourning as firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfire

At least 62 people died as the fire swept through central Portugal at the weekend.

# fire - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK'

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has made the claims today.

# fire - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Met police say 58 presumed dead in Grenfell tower fire

The number of confirmed fatalities remains at 30.

# fire - Friday 16 June, 2017

Fires still breaking out at London tower block as police say identification of bodies could take months

The London Fire Brigade says that it does not expect to find any more survivors after the blaze.

London tower block fire must serve as a 'wake up call' to Ireland

Following on from the fire, concerns have been raised about a number of issues around Ireland’s fire safety regulations.

# fire - Thursday 15 June, 2017

First victim of London tower fire named as search for the missing continues

Mohammed Alhajali has been named as the Grenfell Tower fire’s first victim.

# fire - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

London fire: Death toll rises to 12 following tower block blaze

Almost 70 people have been taken to hospital as firefighters continue fighting the blaze.

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