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Dublin: 2 °C Thursday 29 January, 2015


# fire - Today’s News

Firefighters to ballot for industrial action over proposed crewing cuts

Siptu says there are concerns that reducing levels of staff on fire engines could put lives at risk.

# fire - Saturday 24 January, 2015

GAA club vows to rebuild ‘brick-by-brick’ after suspected arson attacks in Waterford

St Saviours GAA clubhouse and the nearby Ballybeg Youth Resource Centre were gutted by fire.

# fire - Friday 23 January, 2015

Firefighters tackle blaze at Ireland’s tallest residential building

The fire broke out at the top of the building.

# fire - Thursday 22 January, 2015

“Even the marble altar disintegrated”: Gardaí investigate fire at religious order’s church

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

# fire - Saturday 17 January, 2015

A lorry fire in the Channel Tunnel has caused travel chaos

It has almost been brought under control.

# fire - Friday 16 January, 2015

Dublin councillor calls for review of €500 fire call-out charge

This comes on the third anniversary of the introduction of the charges.

Bread factory ‘deeply disappointed’ as 23 employees lose jobs after fire

Only nine people are being retained on a full or part-time basis.

# fire - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Man arrested after 3 fires were started in 9 minutes England This post contains images

Man arrested after 3 fires were started in 9 minutes

Dramatic scenes in the English county today.

# fire - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Container fire at business park near Naas Road

The fire caused smoke problems in the busy traffic area.

# fire - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Shoppers evacuated from Clerys department store after reports of smoke

No fire was found in the building and shoppers have been allowed back in now.

Arson attack at German newspaper that reprinted Mohammed cartoons

The Hamburger Morgenpost had splashed three Charlie Hebdo cartoons on its front page after the massacre in Paris.

# fire - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Bread factory thanks firefighters for bringing blaze under control

The Flat Bread Company caught fire yesterday evening.

Three units called to 3am fire at senior citizens complex

One person was admitted to hospital for treatment.

# fire - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Bread company catches fire in Offaly

Fire crews from Offaly and Westmeath were called to the blaze.

# fire - Monday 5 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Woman rescued after getting naked and climbing down ex-boyfriend’s chimney Santa Baby

Woman rescued after getting naked and climbing down ex-boyfriend’s chimney

Her ex-partner was awoken by her cries for help.

# fire - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Homes destroyed in worst bushfires in South Australia for three decades

More than a dozen homes have already been destroyed in the fire and there are concerns that lives could be at risk.

# fire - Friday 2 January, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing at UK airport after engine catches fire

The fire service said the incident had the potential to be very serious.

# fire - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Confusion over how many passengers survived Norman Atlantic ferry fire

There are serious discrepancies in the ship’s manifest and confusion over how many people were aboard.

# fire - Monday 29 December, 2014

Woman rescued from house fire by neighbour

The woman was rescued from a downstairs living room.

# fire - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Firefighters have been battling this blaze at a Carlow factory all through the night

Locals have been told to keep their windows and doors shut because of toxic particles in the air.

# fire - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Tragedy before Christmas as elderly farmer and his dog killed in household blaze

The fatal fire happened sometime in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# fire - Monday 8 December, 2014

More than 250 firefighters battle blaze at Los Angeles apartment building Seen For Miles This post contains images

More than 250 firefighters battle blaze at Los Angeles apartment building

The Los Angeles Fire Department reported that the building was not occupied.

# fire - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade tackling blaze on James’ Street

It is believed the fire is in an idustrial estate in the area.

# fire - Friday 5 December, 2014

There was a truck on fire on the M50 this morning

The incident occurred northbound near J5 Finglas.

# fire - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Blaze at north Dublin industrial estate continues

The fire was brought briefly under control this morning, but has since rekindled.

# fire - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is what a whole motorway looks like when it’s completely on fire Up In Flames

Clubhouse at Dunmore East Golf Club completely gutted by overnight fire

Three fire brigade units attended the fire.

# fire - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Teenage girl set on fire by gang after resisting attempts to molest her

The men dragged the 15-year-old into her house, doused her in kerosene and set her on fire.

South Dublin apartment block evacuated after fire broke out early this morning

The fire broke out in an underground car park.

# fire - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Baby thrown from window as family escape three-storey house blaze

“I turned this way, house was on a blazer” … “I ran up, and I caught the baby.”

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

# fire - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Dramatic fire at London’s Charing Cross station was not suspicious

British Transport Police say the fire was caused by an electrical fault.

# fire - Monday 17 November, 2014

Two Cork County Council water vans were torched over the weekend

No other vehicles were damaged.

# fire - Monday 10 November, 2014

Man and woman killed in Meath house fire

Early indications are that the circumstances of it are not suspicious.

# fire - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Mexican protesters set fire to palace door over student massacre

Violent protests came a day after authorities said suspected gang hitmen confessed to killing the 43 students and incinerating their bodies.

# fire - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This six-second Vine is the ultimate in ‘NOOOOOOOO’ Noooooo

# fire - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Dublin Fire Brigade called to BT2 after reports of smoke coming from the roof

Four units of the fire brigade attended the scene this afternoon.

# fire - Monday 3 November, 2014

Arson attack on house with two children was attempted murder

Police have said it is “extremely lucky we are not investigating the death of a young family”.

# fire - Saturday 1 November, 2014

A man in his 40s has died in a house fire in Co Donegal

Gardaí are investigating.

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires… Halloween night in Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.

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