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# fire - Today’s News


# fire - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Man dies after being found on fire outside Prince William’s London home

Police were called to Kensington Palace to respond to reports of a man acting suspiciously.

# fire - Monday 8 February, 2016

Homeless man requests extra €4,500 from €1.5 million trust fund to ‘keep roof over his head’

A similar payment to homeless man Declan Heffernan was made before Christmas, but that money has now “run out”.

# fire - Monday 1 February, 2016

Is your area getting a brand new fire station?

Over the next four years, 16 new fire stations will be constructed.

# fire - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Homeless man found dead in burning tent was beaten before death – Police

The 23-year-old had been living rough for a number of years before his death.

# fire - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Murderer convicted of burning down a family home days after he was released from prison

A woman rescued her mother and younger brother from the house.

Last Traveller families to be evicted from Louth halting site today

Four families still remain on the site.

# fire - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Family escape house blaze in early hours following suspected arson attack

The incident happened shortly after midnight in the Ballsgrove area of Drogheda, Co Louth.

# fire - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Dublin house blaze caused by TV catching fire

Three units of the fire brigade attended the scene.

# fire - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

US mother receives huge reaction over incredible post-fire interview

The clip, which was aired on News On 6, has been viewed millions of times.

Large rocks and timber blocks thrown at Limerick firefighters

No one was hurt in the incident and it has been reported to gardaí.

# fire - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

This is what could happen if you leave a charging device on your bed

A fire broke out in an apartment in Dublin 8 last night after a device that was charging on a bed caught fire.

# fire - Friday 8 January, 2016

Police in London release video of two youths attempting to set bus on fire

Police are treating the incident as an arson attempt.

# fire - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Family home gutted after hoverboard fire in Australia

The blaze began while the device was plugged in to charge.

# fire - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Firefighters called to blaze at Dublin house

Firefighters received the call at 11:19 this morning.

# fire - Friday 1 January, 2016

“One hour, then that’s it, I’m dead”: Survivor recalls horror of Dubai hotel blaze

An investigation is underway into how the fire broke out.

# fire - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Fire breaks out at luxury Dubai hotel

Emergency services are at the scene.

# fire - Monday 28 December, 2015

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire Australia This post contains videos

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire

Police officers hand-fed the animal, who has been nicknamed Constable K Bear.

Woman dies after house fire in Enniskillen

A man who was also in the house is being treated in hospital.

# fire - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Police hunt man suspected of burning woman to death on Christmas Day

Police say it appears the man and woman got into a fight and he chased the victim from their home, dousing her in petrol.

# fire - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Man dies in Kilkenny caravan fire

Emergency services were alerted to the blaze at around 1am this morning.

# fire - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Man killed in Kildare house fire

He was taken to Naas General Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

# fire - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Gardaí investigating after fire breaks out at ATM

The incident occurred last night.

# fire - Friday 11 December, 2015

Man (80s) dies in Donegal house fire

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

# fire - Monday 30 November, 2015

Woman in her 70s dies in Cavan house fire

The fire was reported on Church Street in the town this afternoon.

Suspected burglar killed after fire lit in chimney he was stuck in

The man is believed to have attempted to enter the house on Friday night.

# fire - Friday 27 November, 2015

Homeless man to receive payout of €4,500 from €1.5 million trust fund

Declan Heffernan had asked the court to grant him the money to tide him through the “bitter winter months”.

# fire - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Man found dead after Dublin house fire

Another man was treated at the scene.

# fire - Monday 23 November, 2015

Homeless man appeals for money from his mother’s €1.5m trust fund

Declan Heffernan said he has been homeless since a fire damaged his house in January.

# fire - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Fire on North Circular Road storage unit ‘under control’

It broke out earlier this morning.

# fire - Monday 16 November, 2015

“There is hope”: This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever

Patrick Hardison was burned in a blaze in 2001.

# fire - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Youngest survivor of Carrickmines fire ‘doing okay’ one month on

The investigation into the cause of the blaze that killed 10 people – including young children – is ongoing.

# fire - Friday 6 November, 2015

Gardaí investigating death of man found in fire-damaged house

The body of a man in his 40s was discovered in the living room of the house yesterday afternoon.

Opel is recalling Zafira cars in Ireland after several caught fire

It applies to the Zafira B model built between 2005 and 2014.

# fire - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Halloween fire family ‘can’t believe’ generous crowdfunding campaign response

Big hearted benefactors have given more than €2,500 to the family who are facing homelessness

# fire - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Pakistani woman set on fire after refusing marriage proposal

The woman died of her injuries this morning.

Romanian nightclub owners arrested after fire kills 31

The weekend blaze left nearly 200 injured.

# fire - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Fire safety ‘ignored’ at Romanian nightclub where blaze killed 31 and injured almost 200

It has been described as “the worst tragedy of its kind” to hit Bucharest.

# fire - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Opel carrying out investigation after car bursts into flames outside Cork

This follows a series of incidents in the UK.

Dublin Fire Brigade says stones were thrown at members dealing with bonfire

It’s understood the fire has caused disruption to the Luas red line.

# fire - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Woman in her 80s killed in Galway house fire

The blaze broke out at around 10.15pm last night.

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