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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 29 May, 2016


# fire - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Firefighters battle two separate blazes in north Dublin

Within the last hour, units have been called to separate fires at residential flats within close proximity to each other.

# fire - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade have had a busy day dealing with weather-related road accidents

Difficult weather conditions have seen multiple accidents happening just outside the city.

# fire - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Woman in 60s dies in Cork house fire

Foul play is not suspected.

# fire - Monday 16 May, 2016

Ireland's most dangerous homes: 'The wood of the balcony crumbled like Weetabix'

A new documentary questions the safety of homes built in the Celtic Tiger era.

# fire - Monday 9 May, 2016

Firefighters remain in hospital after explosion in Macroom

One man was released from Cork University Hospital yesterday.

# fire - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Whole neighbourhoods burned to the ground in Canadian wildfire

The fire is expected to burn for months.

Three firefighters rushed to hospital after explosion in Macroom

The incident happened on farmland early this morning.

# fire - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Massive Alberta wildfire could double in size today

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated.

# fire - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Firefighters tackle blaze at recycling plant

It took Dublin Fire Brigade around three hours to put out the fire.

# fire - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Multiple units of Dublin Fire Brigade tackling gorse blaze on Three Rock

There are reports of homes being evacuated in the area.

Parent and baby rescued from roof after fire breaks out at Dublin house

Dublin Fire Brigade praised the parent’s “quick thinking”.

# fire - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Firefighters in hours-long battle with gorse fire in Howth

The last crew left the scene at 8.30pm once the blaze was brought under control.

# fire - Monday 25 April, 2016

Lucky escape for schoolchildren as bus catches fire in Cork N20 This post contains videos

Lucky escape for schoolchildren as bus catches fire in Cork

The driver of the vehicle was hospitalised for smoke inhalation.

200 businesses and homes left without electricity after fire in Dublin city centre

Power is not expected to return until 10pm tonight.

# fire - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Tyndall Institute in Cork evacuated after 'toxic alarm' went off UCC

Tyndall Institute in Cork evacuated after 'toxic alarm' went off

There were no injuries.

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report

Five of those killed were asleep in the unit where the fire broke out.

# fire - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade were called to a fire at a disused cigarette factory

And a diesel fire in Marino.

# fire - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Three burnt alive in their home in India over human sacrifice rumours

The head of the family was accused of being a sorcerer.

# fire - Monday 18 April, 2016

Man who saved elderly woman from burning bus settles damages claim

The settlement figure was not divulged in court.

All power restored to residents following dramatic explosion and blaze at ESB sub station

The fire broke out shortly before 7.30pm last night. There are no reports of any injuries.

# fire - Thursday 14 April, 2016

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PHOTOS: Dublin Fire Brigade tackled a huge blaze in Tallaght last night

Six units of DFB attended the scene.

# fire - Sunday 10 April, 2016

More than 100 killed in India temple blaze

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described the accident as “heart-rending and shocking”.

Men rescued from burning boat after explosion

The incident happened just out from the village of Oranmore shortly after 1pm yesterday.

Prank caller tricks worker into smashing Burger King window to let gas out

The person claimed to be from the local fire department.

# fire - Thursday 31 March, 2016

A man has died after a house fire in Co Kildare

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# fire - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Nine people from same family die in house fire

The victims were six adults and three children.

# fire - Friday 25 March, 2016

‘It just caught fire and then boom’: Driver tells of escape moments before car explodes

It happened close to the Cineworld cinema on Parnell Street.

Good Morning Britain taken off air as fire forces studio evacuation

ITV replaced the live show with pre-recorded material after a fire broke out at its London headquarters.

# fire - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Three rescued from fire at Dublin apartment block overnight

It’s believed rubbish in the stairwell of the apartment complex was to blame for the blaze.

# fire - Friday 18 March, 2016

Firefighters tackle blaze at house in Dublin village

Two fire units at at the scene.

# fire - Monday 14 March, 2016

Firefighters in Dublin tackle blaze in the west of the city

A number of units are present at the scene on Kylemore Road.

Fire destroys building at Galway primary school

The blaze broke out yesterday evening. Gardaí are investigating the case as one of criminal damage.

# fire - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with this multi-vehicle fire last night

The fire was successfully extinguished.

# fire - Friday 11 March, 2016

Homeless man set on fire in Brighton as he slept in shop doorway

The man suffered burns to his feet and legs.

# fire - Saturday 5 March, 2016

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11 reasons The Kingfisher is a beloved Northside institution

It will be back on its feet after a devastating fire last week.

# fire - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Truck goes on fire near Dublin Port Tunnel

It led to some delays in the area.

# fire - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Firefighters are battling a huge blaze in south Dublin

A number of units are still in attendance at the scene.

# fire - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Three youths start fire while ‘trashing’ room at Dublin detention centre

A source within the facility said staff had to assist gardaí in restraining them.

# fire - Thursday 25 February, 2016

# fire - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Warning after electric blanket caused this fire

Three fire engines attended the blaze after receiving a call at around 4pm.

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