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Dublin: 10 °C Sunday 30 April, 2017


# fire - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Gardaí investigate after elderly woman dies in house fire in north county Dublin

A number of units of the Dublin Fire Brigade were called to the fire in a house in Walshestown, Lusk.

# fire - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together

Tributes have been paid to both men online.

# fire - Monday 24 April, 2017

'It was scary last night. You could hear animals in the valley': Gorse fire in Cork brought under control

Firefighters have been working through the night to keep the fire under control.

# fire - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo

Emergency services were called to the scene at 5am this morning.

Farmers defend 'extreme and irresponsible' gorse bush burning as best practice

The recent spell of dry weather has left firefighters battling gorse bush blazes, with farmers often blamed for starting them.

# fire - Friday 14 April, 2017

Gorse fires blaze at Mosney as fire brigade warns public to be careful

Dublin Fire Brigade and Louth Fire Service both were called into fight yesterday’s fire.

# fire - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

11 people rescued from Tallaght apartment fire

Six have been taken to hospital.

# fire - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Dublin Mountains gorse fire sparks warning for people during dry weather

Dublin Fire Brigade said it was ‘hard to say’ what started last night’s fire.

# fire - Monday 10 April, 2017

Woman in serious condition after Waterford fire that injured four firefighters

Emergency services were called to the blaze on Wellington St at around 11pm.

# fire - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Elderly man dies in house fire in rural Clare

The fire is not being treated as suspicious

# fire - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Fire brought under control after Beacon South Quarter apartments evacuated

Four Dublin Fire Brigade units from Dun Laoghaire and Donnybrook fire stations brought the blaze under control.

# fire - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Large fire breaks out near world's tallest building in Dubai Skyscraper This post contains videos

Large fire breaks out near world's tallest building in Dubai

Luckily, no injuries have been reported.

# fire - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Cars that were seized by gardaí destroyed in Louth warehouse blaze

Householders and motorists in the area were told to keep their windows shut for a time due to fumes.

Four fire units tackle blaze at house in south Dublin

Three engines and a hydraulic platform were used to bring the fire under control.

# fire - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Toxic fumes coming from large fire at Dundalk premises

It’s understood that the premises is a towing company and a large number of cars were at the scene of the blaze.

# fire - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

A small fire has broken out at Beaumont Hospital

Two units from North Strand fire station are currently at the scene.

# fire - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

Woman jumps from top-floor window to escape fire at house in Dublin

The incident happened at 10.20pm last night.

# fire - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Bastian Schweinsteiger leaves United for Chicago Fire (and €4.1 million)

The German midfielder is poised to link up with the MLS side next week after departing Old Trafford for a designated player deal.

# fire - Monday 13 March, 2017

'Jordan and Holly loved their Mammy': Funeral of Clondalkin fire victims takes place in Shankill

It is believed the fire was caused by a candle near a television.

# fire - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40

The blaze was believed to have been set by girls protesting dire conditions they were subjected to at the shelter.

# fire - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'The grieving is absolutely unreal': Travelling community devastated after Clondalkin fire

The fire claimed the lives of four people when it broke out early yesterday morning.

At least 22 girls dead as fire ravages youth shelter in Guatemala

Distraught relatives are waiting outside a fence into the facility asking workers to tell them what happened to them.

# fire - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Victims of Clondalkin fire named as death toll reaches four RIP

Victims of Clondalkin fire named as death toll reaches four

Another woman remains in critical condition in hospital.

'They were just looking for a bit of peace': Tributes paid to woman and children killed in Dublin fire

Neighbours began arriving with flowers, candles and teddies this morning.

Woman and two young girls killed in overnight apartment fire

A woman and a young boy were also seriously injured in the blaze at a temporary housing unit.

# fire - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Retired judge has three months to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy

The government agreed an independent person would review the new evidence Stardust victims’ families say has recently been discovered.

# fire - Monday 6 March, 2017

Huge fire in Glasgow brought under control

Some 3,000 homes were without power.

# fire - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Video shows how quickly a fridge fire can spread when it gets set alight Fire Hazard This post contains videos

Video shows how quickly a fridge fire can spread when it gets set alight

The one minute video shows a plastic-backed fridge quickly being engulfed in flames.

# fire - Saturday 25 February, 2017

One person hospitalised after fire at Ballsbridge restaurant

The fire might cause delays for people travelling to today’s Six Nations game.

# fire - Friday 24 February, 2017

A woman and child were rescued after a fire broke out at a Dublin flat

The fire took place at a building on Dublin’s North Circular Road.

# fire - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Eight people rescued from Dublin house fire

Some of those rescued are being treated for smoke inhalation.

# fire - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Hundreds evacuated as massive fire destroys homes in Christchurch

New Zealand’s Prime Minister says the fires may have been lit deliberately.

# fire - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Several injured after explosion and major blaze at Oxford flats

Up to 40 firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out yesterday evening.

# fire - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire

A woman and two men, all aged in their 60s and 70s, died as a result of the fire.

# fire - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The42 Snooker legend Jimmy White 'loses everything' in flat fire Fire

Snooker legend Jimmy White 'loses everything' in flat fire

The six-time World Championship runner-up’s cue was in his car.

# fire - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Person rescued by neighbours after chip pan fire in Dublin

Firefighters also issued a warning about cooking under the influence of drink and drugs.

# fire - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Cause of last night's gorse fire on the Dublin Mountains unknown

The blaze ran its course and extinguished itself last night.

# fire - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

A large gorse fire has broken out on the Dublin Mountains this evening

The blaze started at around 6pm this evening.

Independent person to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy

Families say new evidence has come to light and are calling for a new inquiry into the 1981 fire.

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