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# dfb - Monday 27 April, 2020

Rotunda Hospital launches drive-through Covid-19 testing service for Dublin Fire Brigade staff
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Rotunda Hospital launches drive-through Covid-19 testing service for Dublin Fire Brigade staff

Apr 27th 2020, 10:24 PM 13,670 Views 16 Comments

Same day results will be provided for paramedics and firefighters, the hospital said.

# dfb - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex

Mar 29th 2020, 2:08 PM 41,682 Views 10 Comments

Four people were taken to hospital, three adults and one child.

# dfb - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Member of Dublin Fire Brigade tests positive for coronavirus
# Positive
# Positive

Member of Dublin Fire Brigade tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 15th 2020, 4:30 PM 53,303 Views 49 Comments

DFB said their member is receiving medical care and is doing well.

# dfb - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Two men get two-month jail sentence for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey
# God-given Right
# God-given Right

Two men get two-month jail sentence for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey

Jan 30th 2020, 7:58 PM 28,592 Views 41 Comments

The court heard gardaí brought out on the water to help deal with the situation were told to “f*** off”.

# dfb - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Two babies delivered with help of Dublin firefighters today
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

Two babies delivered with help of Dublin firefighters today

Jan 29th 2020, 10:56 PM 53,441 Views 56 Comments

DFB estimates that it assists in about 30 births a year.

# dfb - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning ahead of cold snap as temperatures set to plunge nationwide
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning ahead of cold snap as temperatures set to plunge nationwide

Jan 18th 2020, 2:59 PM 63,921 Views 30 Comments

It is expected to get as low as -4 degrees tonight.

# dfb - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to a large number of fires across the city tonight
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to a large number of fires across the city tonight

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 10:50 PM 103,390 Views 83 Comments

DFB has had no reports of any firework or bonfire related injuries tonight.

# dfb - Friday 31 May, 2019

Germany boss Loew taken to hospital after accident, will miss Euro 2020 qualifiers
# Absent
From The42
# Absent

Germany boss Loew taken to hospital after accident, will miss Euro 2020 qualifiers

May 31st 2019, 11:13 AM 8,041 Views 5 Comments

The World Cup-winning coach crushed an artery while exercising.

# dfb - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals
# Stepping Down
From The42
# Stepping Down

German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:17 PM 4,816 Views 7 Comments

Reinhard Grindel apologised for accepting a €6,000 watch from Hryhoriy Surkis, a UEFA vice-president and honorary president of the Ukrainian football federation.

# dfb - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with a huge amount of fires spread out across the city tonight
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with a huge amount of fires spread out across the city tonight

Updated Oct 31st 2018, 10:40 PM 59,758 Views 83 Comments

Halloween is one of the busiest days of the year for the force.

# dfb - Monday 23 July, 2018

Stolen saw returned to Dublin Fire Brigade after seller 'persuaded to hand it over'
# Cabra
# Cabra

Stolen saw returned to Dublin Fire Brigade after seller 'persuaded to hand it over'

Updated Jul 23rd 2018, 3:00 PM 41,034 Views 53 Comments

The incident happened in Cabra, north Dublin.

# dfb - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Paramedic assaulted on Dublin bus by man he was treating
# Abbey Street
# Abbey Street

Paramedic assaulted on Dublin bus by man he was treating

Jul 10th 2018, 9:38 AM 65,692 Views 57 Comments

The man has been arrested.

# dfb - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Germany boss Loew has avoided the sack despite disastrous World Cup campaign
# Credit In The Bank
From The42
# Credit In The Bank

Germany boss Loew has avoided the sack despite disastrous World Cup campaign

Jul 3rd 2018, 1:48 PM 4,003 Views 4 Comments

Having signed a contract extension until the 2022 World Cup, the 58-year-old will remain in the job.

# dfb - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country

Jun 27th 2018, 7:58 PM 32,313 Views 26 Comments

Latest reports from Met Éireann show that the max temperature recorded today was 30.8 degrees.

# dfb - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade battles huge 'deliberate' gorse fire
# Of Gorse
# Of Gorse

Dublin Fire Brigade battles huge 'deliberate' gorse fire

Jun 14th 2018, 9:39 PM 36,028 Views 25 Comments

The fire is burning at Puck’s Castle near Rathmichael.

# dfb - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade warns about scam artist posing as firefighter in pubs
# Catch Me If You Can
# Catch Me If You Can

Dublin Fire Brigade warns about scam artist posing as firefighter in pubs

May 29th 2018, 10:15 AM 27,674 Views 19 Comments

The man is claiming to be raising money for a charity boxing match, all in aid of Pieta House.

# dfb - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Turkey hits out at 'slanderous' German criticism of footballers' controversial photo
# Argument
From The42
# Argument

Turkey hits out at 'slanderous' German criticism of footballers' controversial photo

May 15th 2018, 4:00 PM 5,298 Views 1 Comment

Germany internationals Mesut Ozil of Arsenal and Ilkay Gundogan of Manchester City met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on Sunday.

# dfb - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam
# Fake Magazine
# Fake Magazine

Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam

Mar 21st 2018, 5:45 PM 27,510 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are looking into the scam.

# dfb - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade was very busy dealing with Storm Eleanor yesterday
# To The Rescue
# To The Rescue

Dublin Fire Brigade was very busy dealing with Storm Eleanor yesterday

Jan 3rd 2018, 9:54 AM 15,998 Views 14 Comments

All of the calls came on top of the service’s normal workload.

# dfb - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Germans would get €350,000 each for World Cup title
# Incentive
From The42
# Incentive

Germans would get €350,000 each for World Cup title

Dec 13th 2017, 1:25 PM 6,019 Views 5 Comments

Germany kick off their 2018 defence against Mexico on 17 June in Moscow.

# dfb - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'A life of dedication': Funeral to take place of Dublin Fire Brigade's oldest member, who died aged 101
# RIP
# RIP

'A life of dedication': Funeral to take place of Dublin Fire Brigade's oldest member, who died aged 101

Dec 5th 2017, 8:07 AM 11,141 Views 4 Comments

Henry “Harry” O’Keeffe was on duty when the city came under aerial attack in WW2.

# dfb - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Firefighters tackling blaze at derelict factory in Dublin
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

Firefighters tackling blaze at derelict factory in Dublin

Sep 2nd 2017, 3:50 PM 19,264 Views 17 Comments

A large amount of smoke can be seen in the area.

# dfb - Friday 1 September, 2017

Don't be alarmed, it is just a drill: Dublin Fire Brigade out on Henry Street today
# Don't Panic
# Don't Panic

Don't be alarmed, it is just a drill: Dublin Fire Brigade out on Henry Street today

Sep 1st 2017, 1:21 PM 11,128 Views 2 Comments

Firefighters conducted a training exercise outside the Ilac Shopping Centre today.

# dfb - Friday 18 August, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade tackles blaze at ESB hub in Milltown
# Power Outage
# Power Outage

Dublin Fire Brigade tackles blaze at ESB hub in Milltown

Aug 18th 2017, 12:53 PM 19,671 Views 7 Comments

The ESB has said it is working to restore power “quickly and safely”.

# dfb - Saturday 29 July, 2017

UK firefighters using mini oxygen masks specially designed for pets
# Smokey Paws
# Smokey Paws

UK firefighters using mini oxygen masks specially designed for pets

Jul 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 9,554 Views 5 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade says it is not currently considering this.

# dfb - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Call in the air support: How Dublin Fire Brigade is using drones
# Help From Above
# Help From Above

Call in the air support: How Dublin Fire Brigade is using drones

Jul 16th 2017, 7:00 PM 11,119 Views 2 Comments

The force now has a growing air support unit, ready to be deployed to major incidents.

# dfb - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man rushed to hospital after being rescued from building fire in Ballybough
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Man rushed to hospital after being rescued from building fire in Ballybough

Jun 28th 2017, 7:37 PM 15,060 Views 4 Comments

Three DFB fire engines responded to the blaze from North Strand and Phibsboro fire stations.

# dfb - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Firefighters battle blaze at derelict pub in Balbriggan
# De Bruins
# De Bruins

Firefighters battle blaze at derelict pub in Balbriggan

Jun 7th 2017, 8:20 PM 20,106 Views 12 Comments

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

# dfb - Friday 28 April, 2017

Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays

Apr 28th 2017, 12:30 PM 22,977 Views 33 Comments

Drivers are being warned to be extra cautious if driving this weekend.

# dfb - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 27th 2017, 10:37 PM 14,340 Views 4 Comments

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

# dfb - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

A cat was saved from the Liffey by the fire brigade and there were wonderful scenes
# Cat Calling
From The Daily Edge
# Cat Calling

A cat was saved from the Liffey by the fire brigade and there were wonderful scenes

Mar 21st 2017, 3:48 PM 3,952 Views 6 Comments

He didn’t even use up one of his nine lives.

# dfb - Monday 6 March, 2017

'We've been forced into this': Dublin Fire Brigade to go on strike for two days
# Industrial Unrest
# Industrial Unrest

'We've been forced into this': Dublin Fire Brigade to go on strike for two days

Mar 6th 2017, 7:59 PM 13,623 Views 62 Comments

Two work stoppages will take place on Saturday 18 March and Monday 27 March.

# dfb - Friday 17 February, 2017

Firefighters in Dublin have voted to go as far as striking
# Strike
# Strike

Firefighters in Dublin have voted to go as far as striking

Feb 17th 2017, 1:52 PM 13,383 Views 61 Comments

The issue revolves around what members feel is a lack of ambulance resources.

# dfb - Sunday 12 February, 2017

The Dublin Fire Brigade tweeted a pretty risqué warning to Fifty Shades fans
# Fifty Shades
From The Daily Edge
# Fifty Shades

The Dublin Fire Brigade tweeted a pretty risqué warning to Fifty Shades fans

Feb 12th 2017, 9:55 AM 7,367 Views 0 Comments

Ohhh er.

# dfb - Thursday 26 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 26th 2017, 12:59 PM 14,621 Views 12 Comments

The blaze ran its course and extinguished itself last night.

# dfb - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action
# Lack Of Ambulances
# Lack Of Ambulances

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action

Jan 13th 2017, 4:59 PM 9,371 Views 36 Comments

Siptu says a lack of ambulances means firefighters are overworked and under-resourced.

# dfb - Monday 26 December, 2016

Jogger saved by bystander after suffering heart attack in Dublin park
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

Jogger saved by bystander after suffering heart attack in Dublin park

Dec 26th 2016, 5:36 PM 39,290 Views 26 Comments

The incident happened in the Marlay Park in south Dublin this morning.

# dfb - Sunday 25 December, 2016

A man was rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin this morning
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

A man was rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin this morning

Dec 25th 2016, 1:12 PM 27,904 Views 15 Comments

Firefighters and gardaí worked together to rescue the man.

# dfb - Friday 2 December, 2016

Well-known criminal shot dead in west Dublin gun attack
# Crime
# Crime

Well-known criminal shot dead in west Dublin gun attack

Dec 2nd 2016, 8:46 PM 89,204 Views 88 Comments

The shooting happened in the Lucan area.

# dfb - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Gardaí in riot gear involved in stand-off with two detainees at Oberstown detention centre last night
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Gardaí in riot gear involved in stand-off with two detainees at Oberstown detention centre last night

Nov 1st 2016, 7:47 AM 17,286 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened at 10.30pm last night.

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