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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 20 April, 2014


# fire - Yesterday’s News

Elderly woman saved from burning house

The woman was in her bed in her home on Eglington Road in Donnybrook when the fire broke out.

# fire - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Five units of fire brigade at blaze in shopping centre car park

The underground car park at the Beacon shopping centre in Sandyford has been evacuated but the stores above remain open at the moment.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Minister warns recent good weather means high risk of wildfires

Tom Hayes urged the public to be careful if out and about over the Easter weekend and to report any unattended fires or illegal burning.

# fire - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire

His brother, who was also in the house at the time, escaped without serious injury.

Ukrainian leader says Russia wants to set southeast ‘on fire’

Turchynov spoke of his “full-scale anti-terrorist operation” that aims to dislodge pro-Russian gunmen from their positions.

# fire - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Sixteen people have died in a huge fire consuming the outskirts of a Chilean port city

The military has taken over security in the city of Valparaiso.

# fire - Friday 11 April, 2014

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne UDA

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne

Crowds of up to 100 people were involved in the violence last month. Trouble last night in Carrickfergus is being linked with those disturbances.

# fire - Thursday 10 April, 2014

EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire

The Oxigen recycling plant in Ballymount, Dublin burned for over a week in January.

# fire - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Fire Brigade issues painfully obvious warning about cheese on toast Toasty

Fire Brigade issues painfully obvious warning about cheese on toast

Careful now. You might end up brown bread.

# fire - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Well-known Edenderry store ‘totally gutted’ in overnight blaze

The cause of the fire is unknown but gardaí are now conducting an investigation.

# fire - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Buildings evacuated after trawler fire in Galway

Galway Harbour say that the Fire Service arrived in minutes.

# fire - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

National Library evacuated after basement fire

But all is ok now and no collections were damaged.

# fire - Monday 31 March, 2014

Man dies in Roscommon fire

The 49-year-old was the only person in the house at the time.

Video: Dublin street closed after car explosion

Long Lane in Dublin 8 has been closed after the explosion last night.

# fire - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Woman dies in Sligo house fire

The 34-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

# fire - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Unbelievable footage shows construction worker’s lucky rescue from raging fire Rescue Me

# fire - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Woman released in Mallow fire investigation

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# fire - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Dublin firefighters using breathing equipment ‘under protest’ after failures

Dublin Fire Brigade has committed to analysing all 500 sets to check moisture levels and to cleanse the air cylinders.

# fire - Monday 17 March, 2014

Woman arrested over fatal apartment fire in Cork

Two men died in the fire at an apartment complex in Mallow last week.

# fire - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Irish neighbourhoods ‘at risk of Harlem style gas explosion’

A contractors association warned against the dangers of illegal gas work in homes.

# fire - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Two men die in Cork apartment block fire, two others rescued

The fire at Granary Court on St Jospehs’s Road happened at about 00.10am.

# fire - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse New York This post contains images

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse

The cause of the blast is still unclear but locals said it was so powerful it knocked groceries off the shelves of nearby stores.

# fire - Friday 7 March, 2014

78-year-old woman killed in Mayo house fire

Gardaí said they are now investigating the circumstances of the blaze.

Security van bursts into flames in Wicklow G4S

Security van bursts into flames in Wicklow

A G4S vehicle has caught fire while travelling on the M11 in Wicklow.

# fire - Thursday 6 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

Two killed in fire at Co Galway flats complex

A man aged 38 and second person who has not yet been identified were killed in the overnight blaze in Gort, Co Galway.

# fire - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Overtime, cover, recruitment: all issues for ambulance services in Kildare and Dublin

Councillors in both counties have raised issues over different aspects of both their ambulance services this week.

Man’s body found in fire at Louth coffin makers

The fire broke out at the coffin makers in Ardee last night.

# fire - Monday 3 March, 2014

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Gardaí said there have been no reports of injuries and the incident is still ongoing.

# fire - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Man arrested in connection with suspicious apartment complex blaze

The fire occurred shortly before 9pm last night in Mallow.

# fire - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion

A fire broke out at around 4am in a quiet residential road in Baldoyle, north Dublin.

Four people hospitalised after house fire in Dublin

The blaze broke out at the house in Clondalkin in the early hours of this morning.

# fire - Monday 24 February, 2014

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze

They said they are “hopeful” about the meeting.

# fire - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh

The deceased was based out of Lurgan Fire Station.

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the Stardust fire inquiry

The Stardust Victims Committee claim they have new evidence which points to perjury in the 1981 Keane Tribunal.

# fire - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Irish students who died in Leuven fire to be laid to rest later this week RIP

Irish students who died in Leuven fire to be laid to rest later this week

Dace Zarina and Sara Gibadlo will be flown to their familys’ home countries to be buried.

# fire - Monday 3 February, 2014

Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire

The house was extensively damaged in the blaze on Saturday.

# fire - Saturday 1 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

January is (finally!) over. Here are the nine things you need to know as your weekend – and February – begins.

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight

Gardaí said the house was extensively damaged in the blaze.

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