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#Fire Brigade

# fire-brigade - Monday 27 January, 2014

Fire units to remain at Ballymount industrial estate fire for a number of days
# Blaze
# Blaze

Fire units to remain at Ballymount industrial estate fire for a number of days

Jan 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 10,091 Views 13 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade state that the fire has been brought under control.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Failed breathing apparatus forced firefighter out of apartment block blaze
# Fire
# Fire

Failed breathing apparatus forced firefighter out of apartment block blaze

Jan 8th 2014, 6:30 AM 14,594 Views 18 Comments

The equipment has come under scrutiny before now following previous failures.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Column: Working as a firefighter over the festive period can be hard – but it’s worth it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Working as a firefighter over the festive period can be hard – but it’s worth it

Dec 25th 2013, 4:30 PM 809 Views 49 Comments

Our control centre handles fire and rescue calls for the whole of Leinster, so we’re always busy, but Christmas and New Year can often be when we’re needed most, writes Trevor Hunt.

# fire-brigade - Friday 1 November, 2013

Bricks, bottles and kegs thrown at Dublin Fire Brigade on Halloween night
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

Bricks, bottles and kegs thrown at Dublin Fire Brigade on Halloween night

Nov 1st 2013, 10:18 AM 24,920 Views 200 Comments

There were other incidents dotted around the country in which the fire brigade was attacked.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 20 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 21,105 Views 38 Comments

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
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Fire Brigade ambulance breaks down with patient on board

Oct 17th 2013, 3:07 PM 14,065 Views 68 Comments

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
# Lyrath Hotel
# Lyrath Hotel

Over 350 evacuated from luxury Kilkenny hotel after fire alert

Oct 10th 2013, 2:27 PM 15,538 Views 16 Comments

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
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

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

Aug 31st 2013, 7:45 AM 19,129 Views 56 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 30th 2013, 9:15 AM 20,135 Views 70 Comments

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’
# Flammable
# Flammable

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

Jul 17th 2013, 9:45 PM 14,764 Views 51 Comments

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
# Traffic Disruption
# Traffic Disruption

A garda van burst into flames on a busy motorway

Jun 17th 2013, 5:31 PM 21,428 Views 45 Comments

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

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8
# Electricity
# Electricity

Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8

Jun 11th 2013, 6:49 PM 7,405 Views 11 Comments

# fire-brigade - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Fire services spend hours battling fire on 'Little Sugar Loaf'
# Giltspur Mountain
# Giltspur Mountain

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

Apr 4th 2013, 8:00 AM 13,602 Views 18 Comments

Up to seven appliances attended the scene.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 31 March, 2013

On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street
# Frontline
# Frontline

On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street

Mar 31st 2013, 7:01 PM 46,744 Views 163 Comments

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
# Fire

WATCH: Smoke and fire training for Dublin Airport firefighters

Mar 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,464 Views 18 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Fire brought under control at Rathmines leisure centre

Mar 14th 2013, 5:19 PM 13,207 Views 2 Comments

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
# Blaze

PICTURES: Fire services attend blaze in Ranelagh restaurant

Jan 8th 2013, 5:01 PM 42,550 Views 68 Comments

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
# Wexford Street
# Wexford Street

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

Dec 11th 2012, 8:08 AM 17,719 Views 10 Comments

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
# Attack
# Attack

Two firemen attacked while fighting Limerick house fires

Nov 16th 2012, 10:47 AM 13,417 Views 72 Comments

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
# Halloween
# Halloween

Emergency services association call for stronger protection

Oct 31st 2012, 9:35 AM 3,429 Views 13 Comments

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
# Smoke
# Smoke

Four fire brigades tend to the Abbey Theatre

Oct 26th 2012, 5:04 PM 10,218 Views 16 Comments

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
# Leak
# Leak

20 people brought to hospital after leak of unidentified gas

Oct 24th 2012, 2:53 PM 12,263 Views 18 Comments

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
# Attack
# Attack

Firefighters come under bottle and firework attack as they attend scene

Oct 15th 2012, 1:30 PM 16,891 Views 75 Comments

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
# Ballinasloe
# Ballinasloe

Garda appeal after man found injured in Ballinasloe

Oct 8th 2012, 1:49 PM 6,954 Views 9 Comments

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
# River Rescue
# River Rescue

Two people rescued from Liffey in Dublin city centre

Oct 7th 2012, 6:46 PM 27,010 Views 36 Comments

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
# Fire Safety Week
# Fire Safety Week

Significant drop in fire fatalities in 2012

Oct 1st 2012, 6:09 PM 4,145 Views 12 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Body recovered from Liffey

Sep 13th 2012, 7:18 PM 16,965 Views 12 Comments

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
# Louth
# Louth

Up to 50 apartments evacuated after major Dundalk fire

Jun 12th 2012, 8:33 AM 1,813 Views 1 Comment

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
# Bodies Found
# Bodies Found

Bodies of two men discovered in farm buildings

Feb 22nd 2012, 10:52 AM 4,843 Views 4 Comments

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

# fire-brigade - Friday 13 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jan 13th 2012, 7:57 PM 4,060 Views 1 Comment

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

Firefighters raise concerns after breathing equipment ‘collapses’
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

Firefighters raise concerns after breathing equipment ‘collapses’

Jan 6th 2012, 1:07 PM 5,458 Views 22 Comments

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
# Mayo
# Mayo

Woman dies in Mayo house fire

Dec 11th 2011, 10:55 AM 2,105 Views 1 Comment

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
# Fire
# Fire

Large fire reported in Santry

Nov 28th 2011, 3:37 PM 5,666 Views 6 Comments

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
# Emergency
# Emergency

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

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:15 PM 4,186 Views 37 Comments

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
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

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

Sep 6th 2011, 11:07 AM 1,041 Views 17 Comments

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
# Firefighters

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

Sep 2nd 2011, 7:00 AM 409 Views 0 Comments

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
# Fire Brigade
# Fire Brigade

Unions head to Labour Relations Commission over fire brigade cuts

Aug 26th 2011, 3:11 PM 509 Views 4 Comments

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
# Fire Brigade
# Fire Brigade

Dublin firefighters may vote in favour of industrial action

Aug 25th 2011, 5:31 PM 782 Views 8 Comments

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