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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# burning

All time
# burning
Reinforcements called in as Greece continues to battle huge wildfires
One volunteer firefighter died after suffering a head injury from a falling electricity pole.
# parents
Doctors warn parents after boy burned due to spark from aerosol soap can
The doctors said that face paint the boy was wearing might have been oil-based, which would have reacted with the spark.
# 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.
# wild fire
'I just grabbed my kids and ran': People abandon cars and flee fire on California highway
The fire spread from the mountains on to the interstate trapping literally hundreds of people amid a cauldron of smoke, flames and ash.
# Hero
Watch: Incredible footage of police officer pulling drunk man from burning car
Brave doesn’t cover it.
# Afghanistan
Woman thrown from building and set on fire for burning Qur’an 'was innocent'
Almost two dozen people have been arrested, and a similar number of police questioned.
# Up In Smoke
People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night
The gardaí said there were no arrests at the demonstration in Clondalkin last night.
# warning
Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home
The deadly gas can build up in the home, and can’t be detected by our senses.
# burn baby burn
There's a high UV rating today so slather on that sunscreen
It’s expected to reach 22 degrees today with a UV index between 6 and 8.
Column: Burning our bogs is like setting fire to our future
There is an economic and social value in preserving our bogs. We need to forget our romantic ideas turf fires and preserve our heritage, writes Kieran McNally.
# Campaign
Campaign highlights dangers of hair straighteners to children
The campaign was launched following a rise in the number of children attending A&E at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children with hair straightener burns.
# Burning the Bondholders
Could Ireland burn the bondholders?
A report in the Wall Street Journal about talks on the Spanish bailout has sparked a renewed debate.
# Wildfires
Dramatic photos of canyon wildfires as Colorado residents flee flames
Thousands of residents have been forced from their homes as Waldo Canyon fire grows.
# centralia
In pics: Tour the town that's been burning for 50 years
Centralia in Pennsylvania was once a bustling mining town but a fire which spread through its coal mines is still raging half a century on…