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#Fire Brigade

# fire-brigade - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Dublin Fire Brigade vehicle was on 20-minute delay to respond to emergency calls

A ‘ladder engine’ based in Tara Street was kept on alert while it was being serviced, meaning it couldn’t respond to call-outs immediately.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Fire Brigade ambulance breaks down with patient on board Exclusive

It was one of two breakdowns involving the service’s ambulances within the space of an hour this morning.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Over 350 evacuated from luxury Kilkenny hotel after fire alert

The fire was spotted in the hotel’s spa & sauna area at around 10am.

# fire-brigade - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Applicants for Dublin Fire Brigade were asked if they’re gay or straight

The Public Appointments Service says it’s a standard procedure, and helps them monitor equality across the public service.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Fifty Shades of Grey 'to blame for rise in handcuff emergencies' Sticky Situation

Fifty Shades of Grey 'to blame for rise in handcuff emergencies'

One man also had to be freed by fire services after getting his penis stuck in a toaster.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Label on Dublin Fire Brigade gear says ‘Keep Away From Fire’

Although the new sweatshirts and t-shirts are not the firefighters outer gear, it may still pose a risk, state IFESA.

# fire-brigade - Monday 17 June, 2013

A garda van burst into flames on a busy motorway

Gardai believe a technical problem led to the incident on the M7 in Kildare.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

TRAFFIC LIGHTS ARE out of action in the Rialto, Inchicore and South Circular Road areas following a power cut in Dublin 8.

AA Roadwatch said that motorists are urged to take particular care at the junction of Con Colbert Road and the South Circular Road.

The gardaí said they are aware of the traffic light outage.

Dublin Fire Brigade was tasked to a report of a fire alarm in the Thomas St area, but it is not known if this is connected to the fact that the power is out in the Marrowbone Lane area.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Fire services spend hours battling fire on 'Little Sugar Loaf'

Up to seven appliances attended the scene.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 31 March, 2013

On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street

A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.

# fire-brigade - Saturday 30 March, 2013

WATCH: Smoke and fire training for Dublin Airport firefighters Fire This post contains videos

WATCH: Smoke and fire training for Dublin Airport firefighters

The Dublin Airport Authority Fire Service use a simulator that can replicate numerous different fire situations on an aircraft.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Fire brought under control at Rathmines leisure centre

A small fire broke out at the centre this afternoon, but was brought under control within 20 minutes.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant Blaze This post contains images

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant

Gardaí say they do not believe anyone was harmed in the fire.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Five units of fire brigade put out fire at Dublin city centre pub

The fire at the Karma Stone on Wexford Street was spotted in the early hours of the morning.

# fire-brigade - Friday 16 November, 2012

Two firemen attacked while fighting Limerick house fires

Limerick City Council’s Chief Fire Officer has condemned the violence as “shocking and disgraceful”.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Emergency services association call for stronger protection

The IFESA said workers are bracing themselves for another busy Halloween tonight when it is more than likely they will face injury and assault.

# fire-brigade - Friday 26 October, 2012

Four fire brigades tend to the Abbey Theatre

This time it was a case of smoke without fire as a blown bulb at the theatre set the fire alarms off.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

20 people brought to hospital after leak of unidentified gas

The incident occurred at the Dublin City Council’s material recovery unit off Ballymount Lane this morning.

# fire-brigade - Monday 15 October, 2012

Firefighters come under bottle and firework attack as they attend scene

The three units of Dublin Fire Brigade came under attack last night as they attended a fire at O’Devaney Gardens on Dublin’s northside.

# fire-brigade - Monday 8 October, 2012

Garda appeal after man found injured in Ballinasloe

The man was found with head injuries and is currently being treated in hospital.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Two people rescued from Liffey in Dublin city centre

The two were rescued from the water close to the Custom House on the north quays.

# fire-brigade - Monday 1 October, 2012

Significant drop in fire fatalities in 2012

As part of Fire Safety Week 2012, the fire service are urging people to remain fire safety conscious.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Body recovered from Liffey

A body was recovered from the water off Victoria Quay in Dublin this evening.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Up to 50 apartments evacuated after major Dundalk fire

One man in his 40s was hospitalised after the fire, which broke out on the top floor of an apartment block in the town.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Bodies of two men discovered in farm buildings

The remains were found on two neighbouring farms near Bagnalstown, Co Carlow.

# fire-brigade - Friday 13 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s fix: Downgrades for France – and difficulty for us? Plus: yet more rows over septic tanks, victory for workers at La Senza, and every presentation you’ve ever seen…

# fire-brigade - Friday 6 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Firefighters raise concerns after breathing equipment ‘collapses’ Firefighters This post contains images

Firefighters raise concerns after breathing equipment ‘collapses’

Dublin Fire Brigade has said it will retrain firefighters after newly-issued oxygen sets failed on several occasions.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Woman dies in Mayo house fire

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the blaze in which a 62-year-old woman died.

# fire-brigade - Monday 28 November, 2011

Large fire reported in Santry

A large amount of tyres are on fire at the back of Shanard Avenue in Santry, Dublin.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need

Fire and ambulance personnel are being delayed from attending callouts, as addresses in some areas are so vague.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Court rules against fire service cuts but union pledges vote on industrial action

The Labour Court ruling blocking proposed cuts in Dublin Fire Brigade this year has been welcomed by two unions but another plans to ballot members on possible industrial action.

# fire-brigade - Friday 2 September, 2011

Firefighters head to Labour Court as one union ballots on possible industrial action

Firefighters and paramedics in the capital are unhappy with proposed cuts to overtime, training and annual leave by Dublin Fire Brigade.

# fire-brigade - Friday 26 August, 2011

Unions head to Labour Relations Commission over fire brigade cuts

Cuts to overtime, training and annual leave at Dublin Fire Brigade are being disputed by unions representing firefighters and paramedics in the capital.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Dublin firefighters may vote in favour of industrial action

IFESA, representing many firefighters and paramedics in Dublin, will ballot its members next week over cuts to overtime, training and annual leave.

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# fire-brigade - Monday 15 August, 2011

Overtime may be axed in €1.7m Dublin Fire Brigade budget shortfall Exclusive

Concerns raised over capacity of capital’s fire brigade to cope with proposed cuts to training, overtime and annual leave.

# fire-brigade - Monday 6 June, 2011

Woman in her eighties dies in Westmeath house fire

The woman’s husband has been treated in hospital for smoke inhalation.

# fire-brigade - Monday 28 March, 2011

Three-month-old baby among three injured in fire at Ballymun apartments in Dublin

The fire broke out just before 5am this morning. Three people including two children are being treated at hospitals in Dublin.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 12 August, 2010

PSNI are investigating the cause of a fire at an Orange Lodge in Tyrone. Fire Brigade were called to the scene at around 3.15am. The hall is said to be “completely destroyed”. Orange leaders are branding the incident as ‘arson’.