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# fire - Today’s News


# fire - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Cat saves owner from burning house by jumping on him and ‘screaming’ Saved By Sally

Cat saves owner from burning house by jumping on him and ‘screaming’

The home-owner is ‘lucky to be alive’, according to fire crews.

# fire - Monday 1 September, 2014

Fire brigade at the scene of blaze in inner-city Dublin

The fire is at a commercial building on the North Strand.

# fire - Monday 25 August, 2014

Gardaí investigating suspected arson attack on shed storing water meters

The incident occurred at Union Place in Sligo this morning.

# fire - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Man arrested on suspicion of petrol bomb attack on a house where children were inside

A man, a woman and three children were in the house at the time of the incident, but were not injured.

# fire - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Drogheda fire

Three men arrested yesterday have been released without charge.

# fire - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Three men arrested in connection with suspected Drogheda arson

The fire left a woman in her 70s seriously injured.

Woman in her 70s seriously injured in Drogheda house fire

It’s understood the woman was asleep in the house when the fire broke out.

# fire - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Patient sets mattress on fire in Beaumont Hospital

The emergency department was off call for around four hours so the smoke could be cleared out.

# fire - Friday 8 August, 2014

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging

The e-cigarette was close to an oxygen tube. This is the ninth fire involving e-cigarettes in Merseyside since 2013.

# fire - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

‘Worst forest fire in living memory’ continues to rage in Sweden

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

# fire - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Man dies and elderly woman hospitalised in Westmeath house fire

The two were the only occupants of the house at Jordanstown, Ballynacargy

# fire - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

# fire - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Gardaí close Dublin street after van catches fire

The fire occurred this morning but the road will be closed for much of the afternoon so the debris can be cleared.

# fire - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Four fire units are fighting a blaze in Bray town Wicklow This post contains images

Four fire units are fighting a blaze in Bray town

There are no reports of any injuries.

# fire - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Opinion: I’ve walked across burning coals and broken glass – I know I can beat depression too

The last six years have been challenging, and the last 18 months even more so, but I’m looking forward to a very different future for me and my family.

# fire - Saturday 12 July, 2014

VIDEO: A firefighter’s view as he tackles a terrifying house blaze

See the fire as if you were the person tasked with putting it out.

# fire - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dublin-based doctor says he doesn’t hate those who killed his family

Muhammad Taufiq al-Sattar’s wife and three children were killed in an arson attack which was the result of mistaken identity.

# fire - Sunday 6 July, 2014

This wind turbine caught fire and threw a flaming blade dozens of metres

However, it is it believed to be an isolated incident as this make of turbine ‘rarely malfunctions’.

# fire - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Woman (22) dies in Cork house fire

Three other people were taken to hospital but have since been discharged.

# fire - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Police dashboard camera captures meteor fireball over a motorway

The meteor broke into pieces as it entered Earth’s atmosphere, and could be seen from the ground.

# fire - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

# fire - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Woman and three children treated for smoke inhalation after arson attack

Police received a call-out late last night, after it was reported the front door of the woman’s house had been set on fire.

# fire - Monday 23 June, 2014

Eight convicted over fire that killed Dublin neurosurgeon’s family

Four people died in a blaze at the family home last September.

Woman dies in overnight Limerick City house fire

The woman in her 40s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# fire - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Asos stops taking orders after blaze at main warehouse

The online retailer’s website is down today as they ascertain the extent of the damage.

# fire - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Four homes destroyed in Meath fire overnight

The properties were evacuated on time and nobody was injured.

# fire - Monday 16 June, 2014

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers “terrible injuries” in Qatar bedroom fire

It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.

# fire - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Do you drive a Toyota? Nearly 20,000 of them are being recalled in Ireland

This is the latest in a series of callbacks by the world’s biggest automaker.

# fire - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This fire at a Waterford industrial estate took almost 24 hours to put out

One of the buildings in Portlaw was full of hay bales which burned through the night.

# fire - Monday 9 June, 2014

Dublin bus ablaze at Harold’s Cross this lunchtime

No passengers were injured in the incident.

# fire - Friday 6 June, 2014

Do you have a Bosch, Siemens or Neff dishwasher made before 2006? You might want to read this

There is a very small chance that your dishwasher might catch fire.

# fire - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Elderly man dies in Galway house fire

Emergency services were called to the scene in Ros Muc just before midnight last night.

# fire - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Brennan’s bread, cannabis, and the world’s heaviest man: The week in numbers

Plus: How many postmen are attacked by dogs every week.

# fire - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Six cars set on fire in housing estate car park in Lucan

The incident occurred late last night. No arrests have yet been made.

# fire - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly

Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.

# fire - Friday 23 May, 2014

Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building

There are no injuries reported as firefighters continue to douse the flames on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building.

# fire - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

BAI finds exclusion of candidates’ poll results in RTÉ report “unfair”

Three people, including two candidates, had submitted a joint complaint to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation

The families described the handling of the incident as an “open political sore”.

# fire - Friday 9 May, 2014

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

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