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# fire-fighters - Monday 9 July, 2018

Cork firefighters to serve strike notice to city council
# The Heat Is On
# The Heat Is On

Cork firefighters to serve strike notice to city council

Jul 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 7,791 Views 20 Comments

Members of Cork Fire Service will strike due to the failure by Cork City Council to honour an agreement to pay monies they say are due to them.

# fire-fighters - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Firefighters tackle large forest blaze on Slieve Bloom
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Firefighters tackle large forest blaze on Slieve Bloom

Jul 4th 2018, 10:53 PM 21,159 Views 10 Comments

Roads have been closed and helicopter water drops are taking place.

# fire-fighters - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'We must remember those that were here before us': We took a tour of the Dublin Fire Brigade Museum
# History
# History

'We must remember those that were here before us': We took a tour of the Dublin Fire Brigade Museum

May 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 8,472 Views 1 Comment

The museum has operated since 1985 and contains items dating back hundreds of years.

# fire-fighters - 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.

# fire-fighters - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'It's a massive honour - I'm the third generation of firefighter in my family'
# Passing Out
# Passing Out

'It's a massive honour - I'm the third generation of firefighter in my family'

May 24th 2017, 6:00 PM 19,805 Views 9 Comments

The latest recruits to the Dublin and Waterford Fire Brigades had their passing-out ceremony today.

# fire-fighters - Monday 10 April, 2017

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking

Apr 10th 2017, 8:24 PM 45,304 Views 41 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade is asking for more thoughtful parking: “Leave space for emergency vehicles… thanks.”

# fire-fighters - Friday 3 February, 2017

'A total lack of respect': Firefighters in Galway protest after claims of unpaid expenses
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

'A total lack of respect': Firefighters in Galway protest after claims of unpaid expenses

Feb 3rd 2017, 2:20 PM 17,788 Views 20 Comments

Over 20 firefighters demonstrated today.

# fire-fighters - Friday 1 January, 2016

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding
# Rescue
# Rescue

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding

Jan 1st 2016, 5:30 PM 23,115 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened on a section of the river below the Parteen Weir hydro dam.

# fire-fighters - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

PHOTOS: Thousands of firefighters battle "monster" California wildfire
# Raging Inferno
# Raging Inferno

PHOTOS: Thousands of firefighters battle "monster" California wildfire

Aug 5th 2015, 10:52 PM 11,606 Views 11 Comments

13,000 people have been forced from their homes since the enormous wildfire started last week.

# fire-fighters - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Two men rescued from burning caravan in Cork
# Midleton
# Midleton

Two men rescued from burning caravan in Cork

Aug 2nd 2015, 9:27 AM 23,679 Views 26 Comments

One is in a serious condition in hospital.

# fire-fighters - 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.

# fire-fighters - Monday 16 February, 2015

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river
# Blarney
# Blarney

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

Feb 16th 2015, 6:25 PM 14,884 Views 14 Comments

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

# fire-fighters - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

"I thought this only happened in movies": Dublin fire fighters deliver baby at home
# It's A Boy
# It's A Boy

"I thought this only happened in movies": Dublin fire fighters deliver baby at home

Feb 11th 2015, 10:45 PM 29,547 Views 23 Comments

At 9am, she dropped her daughter to school. By 10.40, Jennifer Doyle had a new baby.

# fire-fighters - Friday 31 October, 2014

A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight
# Halloween
# Halloween

A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight

Oct 31st 2014, 8:26 PM 9,655 Views 8 Comments

The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.

# fire-fighters - Friday 9 May, 2014

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 12,266 Views 31 Comments

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

# fire-fighters - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Fire destroys 1,000-year-old Tibetan town
# Destroyed
# Destroyed

Fire destroys 1,000-year-old Tibetan town

Jan 11th 2014, 10:21 AM 11,932 Views 27 Comments

Most of the houses were made of wood so the fire spread easily.

# fire-fighters - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

SIPTU firefighters set to ballot for industrial action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

SIPTU firefighters set to ballot for industrial action

Feb 6th 2013, 12:18 PM 7,824 Views 60 Comments

SIPTU said new proposals to cut the numbers responding to incidents will put firefighters in danger and claim lives.

# fire-fighters - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Gardaí, army and fire brigade called to fire in Louth
# Fire
# Fire

Gardaí, army and fire brigade called to fire in Louth

Jan 7th 2012, 1:59 PM 5,433 Views 12 Comments

Luckily, nobody was injured in the blaze at Castlebellingham.

# fire-fighters - Friday 6 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Jan 6th 2012, 4:55 PM 5,725 Views 6 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# fire-fighters - Sunday 4 September, 2011

9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say
# 9/11
# 9/11

9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say

Sep 4th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,849 Views 8 Comments

Remembering the dead ten years on – Ground Zero’s restricted guest list, and the talking points they’ve been requested to stick to.

# fire-fighters - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Man rescued from truck hanging over New York street
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

Man rescued from truck hanging over New York street

Aug 17th 2011, 4:59 PM 1,251 Views 4 Comments

The salt lorry ploughed through a wall and was left dangling two storeys above the road.

# fire-fighters - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Thousands of chickens die in farm fire
# Fire
# Fire

Thousands of chickens die in farm fire

Mar 24th 2011, 11:34 AM 1,136 Views 0 Comments

Firefighters fought the blaze for several hours but were unable to save the animals.