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# dfb - Monday 31 October, 2016

Firefighters called to remove highly-hazardous material from housing estate
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Firefighters called to remove highly-hazardous material from housing estate

Oct 31st 2016, 2:36 PM 20,849 Views 29 Comments

The area was made safe by emergency services this afternoon.

# dfb - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Three fire engines dealing with Howth gorse fire
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three fire engines dealing with Howth gorse fire

Oct 27th 2016, 10:05 PM 12,693 Views 3 Comments

The engines have been sent from Kilbarrack and North Strand stations.

# dfb - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Firefighters warn of the dangers of leaving candles unattended
# Dublin
# Dublin

Firefighters warn of the dangers of leaving candles unattended

Oct 20th 2016, 10:24 PM 17,242 Views 13 Comments

“Candles can get the heart racing, sometimes for the wrong reason … “

# dfb - Monday 10 October, 2016

Fire breaks out at Blackrock Clinic
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Fire breaks out at Blackrock Clinic

Oct 10th 2016, 9:15 PM 27,678 Views 11 Comments

The fire was brought under control quickly by the Fire Brigade.

# dfb - Friday 7 October, 2016

Shots fired and acid thrown at pregnant woman in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Shots fired and acid thrown at pregnant woman in Dublin

Oct 7th 2016, 5:24 PM 69,699 Views 66 Comments

The incident happened this evening at Oldcastle in Clondalkin.

# dfb - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages
# Emergency
# Emergency

Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages

Aug 20th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,601 Views 10 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said it is working to fill existing and future vacancies.

# dfb - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Gardaí investigating fire which threatened petrol station
# Portmarnock
# Portmarnock

Gardaí investigating fire which threatened petrol station

Jul 31st 2016, 1:42 PM 23,303 Views 11 Comments

No arrests have been made.

# dfb - Saturday 23 July, 2016

PHOTOS: Historic Dublin building goes up in flames twice in two days
# Belcamp College
# Belcamp College

PHOTOS: Historic Dublin building goes up in flames twice in two days

Jul 23rd 2016, 4:08 PM 35,409 Views 38 Comments

An Taisce has called for urgent action to protect the 18th century house.

# dfb - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade called out to man trapped under van after jacking techniques failed
# Crushing
# Crushing

Dublin Fire Brigade called out to man trapped under van after jacking techniques failed

Jun 11th 2016, 1:42 PM 30,481 Views 33 Comments

A person died in a similar incident last week.

# dfb - Monday 30 May, 2016

Firefighters had a busy day dealing with car fires in Dublin
# Toxic Gas
# Toxic Gas

Firefighters had a busy day dealing with car fires in Dublin

May 30th 2016, 10:29 AM 36,710 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, DFB has encouraged people to learn CPR.

# dfb - Thursday 14 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 14th 2016, 8:09 PM 14,684 Views 8 Comments

Six units of DFB attended the scene.

# dfb - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Six DFB units dealing with blaze at industrial estate in Tallaght
# 999 Calls
# 999 Calls

Six DFB units dealing with blaze at industrial estate in Tallaght

Apr 13th 2016, 8:45 PM 25,144 Views 17 Comments

Crews from Tallaght, Dolphin’s Barn and DFB headquarters responded.

# dfb - Thursday 10 March, 2016

No injuries after car collides with Luas
# Crash
# Crash

No injuries after car collides with Luas

Mar 10th 2016, 7:40 PM 28,226 Views 39 Comments

The incident happened on the service’s Red Line earlier this evening.

# dfb - Thursday 7 January, 2016

One person hospitalised after collision between car and Luas
# Dublin
# Dublin

One person hospitalised after collision between car and Luas

Jan 7th 2016, 8:55 AM 26,126 Views 50 Comments

The incident happened shortly after 5pm yesterday evening.

# dfb - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dublin Fire Brigade show the damage a Christmas tree fire can do
# Seasonal Danger
# Seasonal Danger

Dublin Fire Brigade show the damage a Christmas tree fire can do

Dec 15th 2015, 10:13 AM 13,513 Views 4 Comments

A video shared by the service shows a room being destroyed in less than a minute.

# dfb - Friday 13 November, 2015

Germany's team hotel evacuated following bomb threat
# Emergency
From The42
# Emergency

Germany's team hotel evacuated following bomb threat

Nov 13th 2015, 3:30 PM 4,569 Views 0 Comments

The world champions are in Paris for a friendly.

# dfb - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

German football in chaos as police make arrests relating to '06 World Cup vote
# DFB
From The42
# DFB

German football in chaos as police make arrests relating to '06 World Cup vote

Nov 3rd 2015, 12:31 PM 5,547 Views 5 Comments

The German prosecutor said today’s raids were carried out “over suspicions of tax evasion” to the tune of €6.7 million.

# dfb - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services
# Halloween
# Halloween

Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services

Nov 1st 2015, 9:41 AM 38,036 Views 83 Comments

DFB’s control centre processed a total of 700 calls.

# dfb - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Here’s what it’s like for a fireman on Halloween night
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here’s what it’s like for a fireman on Halloween night

Oct 31st 2015, 12:05 PM 256 Views 47 Comments

Firefighter Trevor Hunt says tonight will be the busiest night of the year for the Dublin Fire Brigade.

# dfb - Saturday 24 October, 2015

No serious injuries after Luas and car crash in Inchicore
# Suir Road
# Suir Road

No serious injuries after Luas and car crash in Inchicore

Oct 24th 2015, 7:27 AM 51,615 Views 50 Comments

A dozen people were taken to hospital.

# dfb - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Baby boy visits firefighters who helped deliver him last week
# A Hard Day's Labour
# A Hard Day's Labour

Baby boy visits firefighters who helped deliver him last week

Oct 15th 2015, 8:23 AM 14,676 Views 6 Comments

He has been named after the men who helped bring him into the world.

# dfb - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Car goes on fire in Dublin city centre
# The Quays
# The Quays

Car goes on fire in Dublin city centre

Sep 26th 2015, 2:59 PM 30,706 Views 28 Comments

No injuries have been reported.

Two people rescued from River Liffey
# Ha'penny Bridge
# Ha'penny Bridge

Two people rescued from River Liffey

Sep 26th 2015, 9:23 AM 21,727 Views 7 Comments

One was taken to hospital, but the other refused to go.

# dfb - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Fire engine damaged after youths throw rocks and bottles
# Dublin
# Dublin

Fire engine damaged after youths throw rocks and bottles

Sep 9th 2015, 5:20 PM 18,922 Views 84 Comments

The attack has been described as “unacceptable”.

# dfb - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Elderly woman rescued from burning building in Dublin
# Kevin Street
# Kevin Street

Elderly woman rescued from burning building in Dublin

Aug 8th 2015, 4:52 PM 17,136 Views 5 Comments

She has been taken to hospital.

# dfb - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Firefighters battle two 'substantial' fires in Dublin
# Brasserie 66
# Brasserie 66

Firefighters battle two 'substantial' fires in Dublin

Aug 2nd 2015, 3:02 PM 68,282 Views 9 Comments

No injuries have been reported.

# dfb - Friday 3 July, 2015

Firefighter rushed to hospital after breathing equipment failure
# Smoke
# Smoke

Firefighter rushed to hospital after breathing equipment failure

Jul 3rd 2015, 6:03 AM 17,730 Views 0 Comments

The woman was treated for smoke inhalation and has since been released from hospital.

# dfb - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire
# DFB
# DFB

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire

Jun 18th 2015, 6:23 PM 15,268 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade ferried equipment to the Ireland to fight the fire.

# dfb - Monday 25 May, 2015

Close the doors at bedtime - or this could happen to your house
# Fire Warning
# Fire Warning

Close the doors at bedtime - or this could happen to your house

May 25th 2015, 3:40 PM 38,928 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade also warned about never being too sure that a fire is out.

# dfb - Monday 11 May, 2015

Car parts end up 50 metres from car after bad driving on the M1
# Wheelless
# Wheelless

Car parts end up 50 metres from car after bad driving on the M1

May 11th 2015, 7:25 AM 37,322 Views 24 Comments

Drivers are being warned to take care even in bright and dry conditions.

# dfb - Monday 9 March, 2015

Dublin firefighters still considering strike action over ambulance changes
# Dispute
# Dispute

Dublin firefighters still considering strike action over ambulance changes

Mar 9th 2015, 5:43 PM 8,768 Views 33 Comments

Members of Dublin City Council met with trade union representatives today.

# dfb - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services?

Dec 3rd 2014, 9:10 AM 8,289 Views 54 Comments

A report yesterday criticised response times and the fleet’s age.

# dfb - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Ambulance report wants fewer patients brought to hospital and more on-scene treatment
# HIQA
# HIQA

Ambulance report wants fewer patients brought to hospital and more on-scene treatment

Dec 2nd 2014, 10:35 PM 14,513 Views 39 Comments

A Hiqa report into the ambulance service has been published.

# dfb - Monday 1 December, 2014

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival
# Three Rock
# Three Rock

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival

Dec 1st 2014, 10:32 AM 27,383 Views 12 Comments

The man was airlifted by the coast guard from three rock mountain in Dún Laoighaire-Rathdown.

# dfb - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Blaze at north Dublin industrial estate continues
# Killougher
# Killougher

Blaze at north Dublin industrial estate continues

Nov 30th 2014, 10:11 AM 17,852 Views 14 Comments

The fire was brought briefly under control this morning, but has since rekindled.

# dfb - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Family escape blaze in Dublin suburb, one person hospitalised
# Fire
# Fire

Family escape blaze in Dublin suburb, one person hospitalised

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 17,707 Views 3 Comments

Three fire engines attended the scene.

# dfb - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Aug 12th 2014, 4:57 PM 7,102 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a wheel fell off an ambulance while driving
# DFB
# DFB

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a wheel fell off an ambulance while driving

Aug 12th 2014, 2:58 PM 10,393 Views 37 Comments

The ambulance was returning to its station, and no patients were on board.

# dfb - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

How Germany went from Euro 2000  'disaster' to World Cup champions
# Die Struktur
From The42
# Die Struktur

How Germany went from Euro 2000 'disaster' to World Cup champions

Jul 15th 2014, 3:36 PM 8,189 Views 9 Comments

This is not a golden generation for Die Nazionale Mannschaft, but the product of a well-laid plan.

# dfb - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended

Apr 8th 2014, 8:42 AM 4,924 Views 13 Comments

Instead, the results of the separate National Ambulance Service Review will be taken into account.