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# fire - Yesterday’s News


# fire - Yesterday’s News

'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.

From The42 World champion boxers devastated after fire at tower block of old club Tragedy

World champion boxers devastated after fire at tower block of old club

George Groves and James DeGale say their thoughts are with the residents of Grenfell Tower.

Residents at London tower block had warned of fire safety concerns

The Grenfell Action Group said that “only a serious loss of life” would highlight their concerns.

# fire - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Firefighters battle blaze at derelict pub in Balbriggan

The street was closed off as units dealt with the “significant” fire at the pub.

# fire - Friday 2 June, 2017

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room

Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.

# fire - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire

Elizabeth Soffe was badly burned in the fire.

# fire - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Nasa has taken an aerial photo of Ireland's gorse fires as public warned of health risks Up In Flames

Nasa has taken an aerial photo of Ireland's gorse fires as public warned of health risks

There have been more than 100 serious gorse and forest fires in recent weeks.

Dozens left homeless after fire destroyed up to 60 apartments in Blanchardstown

Up to 100 residents were unable to go back to their apartments last night.

# fire - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Roof caves in at scene of major fire at Blanchardstown apartment block

The fire is raging at a block of apartments at Verdemont on the Snugborough Road.

Over a third of Ireland's largest forest has been destroyed by gorse fire Galway This post contains videos

Over a third of Ireland's largest forest has been destroyed by gorse fire

Gardaí have asked people to avoid the Cloosh Valley area.

# fire - Monday 8 May, 2017

One person rescued after domestic fire in Beaumont this evening

In separate incidents, the Dublin Fire Brigade attended a gorse fire in Glencullen, and a tree on fire in Newlands Cross.

'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident

Locals in Moyross believe someone ‘did something stupid’ and the fire spead to the play park.

# fire - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire

Sligo Fire Brigade, Coillte and the Air Corps have been involved in the operation over the last number of days.

# fire - Friday 5 May, 2017

Emergency services at scene of large fire in Limerick factory

The fire service said no injuries have been reported.

# fire - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Smoke seen across Limerick as fire breaks out in scrap metal yard

Nearby residents are being asked to close their windows.

# fire - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Firefighters tackle another weekend of massive gorse fires

Gorse fires continue to spread across the country, exacerbated by dry weather conditions.

# fire - Monday 1 May, 2017

'It's so hard to take in': Woman (20s) dies in fire at home of club rugby players

The woman’s body was discovered in an upstairs bedroom in the house.

# 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.

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