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# fire-brigade - Monday 28 June, 2021

Firefighters tackle blaze at Vicar Street venue in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Firefighters tackle blaze at Vicar Street venue in Dublin

Jun 28th 2021, 12:59 PM 51,007 Views 11 Comments

The fire has been brought under control and gardaí said no injuries have been reported.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin

Nov 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 39,432 Views 31 Comments

Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.

# fire-brigade - Monday 18 November, 2019

Roads affected by burst water main in Cork city will be closed for 'at least' one or two days
# Cathedral Road
# Cathedral Road

Roads affected by burst water main in Cork city will be closed for 'at least' one or two days

Nov 18th 2019, 4:11 PM 29,815 Views 5 Comments

The water main burst earlier today in the northside of the city.

# fire-brigade - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre
# Douglas
# Douglas

Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre

Aug 31st 2019, 8:13 PM 53,039 Views 38 Comments

Several units from around Cork City are in attendance.

# fire-brigade - Friday 7 June, 2019

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses
# Longford
# Longford

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses

Jun 7th 2019, 8:56 AM 18,172 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí said at this stage in the investigation it is not believed the fires are linked.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day
# Hi Ho Hi Ho Ho Ho
# Hi Ho Hi Ho Ho Ho

'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day

Dec 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,503 Views 36 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to some of those who’ll be getting up to go to work today, and how Christmas is for them.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Cars driven onto bonfires and firework injuries: Dublin Fire Brigade received 900 calls last night
# Halloween Night
# Halloween Night

Cars driven onto bonfires and firework injuries: Dublin Fire Brigade received 900 calls last night

Nov 1st 2018, 7:33 AM 51,539 Views 61 Comments

A full fleet of over 100 firefighters were out to cope with the callouts on one of the busiest night of the year.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Fire rages at city building formerly owned by the Limerick Leader newspaper
# Blaze
# Blaze

Fire rages at city building formerly owned by the Limerick Leader newspaper

Sep 9th 2018, 5:43 PM 19,479 Views 3 Comments

The building is located a few yards from the offices of the local newspaper.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'We're just going non-stop': Fire call-outs increase 100% in parts of the country following recent dry spell
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'We're just going non-stop': Fire call-outs increase 100% in parts of the country following recent dry spell

Jul 29th 2018, 7:45 AM 15,271 Views 5 Comments

While most have been enjoying the heatwave in recent weeks, it has had unexpected side-effects for emergency services.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning to stay away from skip blazes after fire by O'Connell Bridge
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning to stay away from skip blazes after fire by O'Connell Bridge

Jul 11th 2018, 9:22 PM 23,820 Views 17 Comments

It was set alight around 9pm this evening.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Investigation launched into fire at apartment block in Waterford
# Dunmore Road
# Dunmore Road

Investigation launched into fire at apartment block in Waterford

Mar 22nd 2018, 2:45 PM 8,692 Views 0 Comments

No one was present in the premises at the time of the fire.

# fire-brigade - Friday 2 March, 2018

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential
# No Cars Go
# No Cars Go

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:40 AM 111,004 Views 89 Comments

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm
# Emergency Personnel
# Emergency Personnel

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,693 Views 40 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

# fire-brigade - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment
# Equipment
# Equipment

Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment

Jan 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,699 Views 1 Comment

There have been a number of reports over the years of this equipment failing and the representative association Ifesa took legal action to suspend their use.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Fire breaks out at former Revenue Commissioners' offices in Cork city
# Extinguished
# Extinguished

Fire breaks out at former Revenue Commissioners' offices in Cork city

Sep 21st 2017, 2:49 PM 10,462 Views 10 Comments

The fire broke out on the seventh floor of the building.

# fire-brigade - 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 11,137 Views 2 Comments

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

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Firefighters bring massive fire at derelict Cork city building under control
# Old Hospital
# Old Hospital

Firefighters bring massive fire at derelict Cork city building under control

Jul 5th 2017, 7:37 AM 25,714 Views 28 Comments

St Kevins is a 200-year-old red-bricked building located on a hill overlooking Cork city.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Damastown locals advised to keep windows closed after industrial fire breaks out
# The Naul
# The Naul

Damastown locals advised to keep windows closed after industrial fire breaks out

Jun 27th 2017, 11:54 AM 17,994 Views 11 Comments

The fire broke out in the industrial area this morning.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Historic Kildare pub badly damaged in overnight fire
# The Village Inn
# The Village Inn

Historic Kildare pub badly damaged in overnight fire

Jun 21st 2017, 9:57 AM 47,169 Views 35 Comments

The Village Inn is reputed as the place where Arthur Guinness brewed his first beer.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 25 May, 2017

The Limerick Fire Brigade came across a group of ducklings in the city and released them back into the wild
# Wonderful Scenes
From The Daily Edge
# Wonderful Scenes

The Limerick Fire Brigade came across a group of ducklings in the city and released them back into the wild

May 25th 2017, 7:59 AM 2,641 Views 2 Comments

And had all the puns too.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night
# Damage
# Damage

Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night

May 18th 2017, 10:47 AM 14,523 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade received over 20 calls reporting the incident.

# fire-brigade - Monday 8 May, 2017

Thousands of acres of Irish forest at 'major risk of destruction'
# Gorse Fire
# Gorse Fire

Thousands of acres of Irish forest at 'major risk of destruction'

May 8th 2017, 9:59 PM 26,341 Views 36 Comments

The high temperatures of the past weekend have left Irish firefighters under pressure as many gorse fires broke out across the country.

# fire-brigade - Friday 14 April, 2017

Gorse fires blaze at Mosney as fire brigade warns public to be careful
# Meath
# Meath

Gorse fires blaze at Mosney as fire brigade warns public to be careful

Apr 14th 2017, 9:04 AM 11,354 Views 7 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade and Louth Fire Service both were called into fight yesterday’s fire.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Four fire units tackle blaze at house in south Dublin
# Shankill
# Shankill

Four fire units tackle blaze at house in south Dublin

Mar 30th 2017, 8:34 AM 18,256 Views 0 Comments

Three engines and a hydraulic platform were used to bring the fire under control.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Victims of Clondalkin fire named as death toll reaches four
# RIP
# RIP

Victims of Clondalkin fire named as death toll reaches four

Mar 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 37,979 Views 17 Comments

Another woman remains in critical condition in hospital.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire

Dec 28th 2016, 8:48 PM 17,383 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade worked with the ESB to make the scene safe a short time ago.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'It’s like being part of a football team': 10 months of Carraroe's first fire station
# An Cheathrú Rua
# An Cheathrú Rua

'It’s like being part of a football team': 10 months of Carraroe's first fire station

Dec 27th 2016, 5:18 PM 16,405 Views 3 Comments

“Someone from the crew knew someone involved in nearly all of the incidents – that’s the toughest part of the job.”

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Woman rescued from River Liffey at Wood Quay
# River Rescue
# River Rescue

Woman rescued from River Liffey at Wood Quay

Nov 15th 2016, 4:50 PM 20,249 Views 4 Comments

The woman was spotted in the water just after 12.30 pm.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'We all could have died if it was not for the bravest garda I have ever seen in my life'
# Clongriffin Fire
# Clongriffin Fire

'We all could have died if it was not for the bravest garda I have ever seen in my life'

Nov 2nd 2016, 3:13 PM 49,863 Views 25 Comments

A man who lost his home in the Clongriffin fire tells of the devastation at the apartment complex.

# fire-brigade - Monday 31 October, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade has received over 100 callouts since noon
# On Call
# On Call

Dublin Fire Brigade has received over 100 callouts since noon

Oct 31st 2016, 7:18 PM 20,368 Views 47 Comments

The fire brigade has also urged all pet owners to bring their animals inside.

# fire-brigade - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'You should know where your children are'
# Attacked
# Attacked

'You should know where your children are'

Oct 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 12,979 Views 16 Comments

Fire officer urges parents to make sure their children don’t cause trouble this Halloween.

# fire-brigade - Friday 28 October, 2016

Ex-fireman who had sex with Transition Year pupil has sentence cut to two years
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Ex-fireman who had sex with Transition Year pupil has sentence cut to two years

Oct 28th 2016, 6:20 PM 41,726 Views 12 Comments

58-year-old Ron Tulie carried on a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl after giving a fire safety course at her school.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Gardaí tell walkers to avoid Bray Head and cliff walk due to fire
# Blaze
# Blaze

Gardaí tell walkers to avoid Bray Head and cliff walk due to fire

Aug 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 14,566 Views 12 Comments

This is the second time in a week fire crews have had to deal with a fire on Bray Head.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Firefighters battle blaze after car crashes into gate lodge at Dunsink Observatory
# Dublin Landmark
# Dublin Landmark

Firefighters battle blaze after car crashes into gate lodge at Dunsink Observatory

Jul 26th 2016, 8:18 AM 17,914 Views 11 Comments

Three units of Dublin Fire Brigade responded to the blaze at the grounds of the landmark building.

# fire-brigade - Friday 24 June, 2016

Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house
# Charging
# Charging

Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house

Jun 24th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,569 Views 18 Comments

It was charging overnight – thankfully a smoke alarm alerted the household.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 15 May, 2016

At least 20 injured after double-decker bus crashes into shop in London
# Harlsden
# Harlsden

At least 20 injured after double-decker bus crashes into shop in London

May 15th 2016, 6:43 PM 27,480 Views 6 Comments

The bus struck the shop in Harlsden, north west London, at about 2pm this afternoon.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Gardaí investigating after Limerick firefighters attacked at bonfire
# Garryowen
# Garryowen

Gardaí investigating after Limerick firefighters attacked at bonfire

May 3rd 2016, 3:31 PM 10,472 Views 29 Comments

No firefighters required medical attention following the incident.

# fire-brigade - Monday 25 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 25th 2016, 2:22 PM 26,299 Views 13 Comments

Power is not expected to return until 10pm tonight.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade were called to a fire at a disused cigarette factory
# Isn't It Ironic...
# Isn't It Ironic...

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

Apr 20th 2016, 2:26 PM 19,624 Views 11 Comments

And a diesel fire in Marino.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Watch Casper the cat get rescued from the Liffey by the Dublin Fire Brigade
# Home Safe
From The Daily Edge
# Home Safe

Watch Casper the cat get rescued from the Liffey by the Dublin Fire Brigade

Mar 30th 2016, 11:39 AM 5,039 Views 1 Comment

They went out on a little boat to get him.

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