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Sunday 11 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# fire fighters

All time
# The Heat Is On
Cork firefighters to serve strike notice to city council
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.
# Heatwave
Firefighters tackle large forest blaze on Slieve Bloom
Roads have been closed and helicopter water drops are taking place.
# History
'We must remember those that were here before us': We took a tour of the Dublin Fire Brigade Museum
The museum has operated since 1985 and contains items dating back hundreds of years.
# help from above
Call in the air support: How Dublin Fire Brigade is using drones
The force now has a growing air support unit, ready to be deployed to major incidents.
# passing out
'It's a massive honour - I'm the third generation of firefighter in my family'
The latest recruits to the Dublin and Waterford Fire Brigades had their passing-out ceremony today.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking
Dublin Fire Brigade is asking for more thoughtful parking: “Leave space for emergency vehicles… thanks.”
# Working Conditions
'A total lack of respect': Firefighters in Galway protest after claims of unpaid expenses
Over 20 firefighters demonstrated today.
# Rescue
Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding
The incident happened on a section of the river below the Parteen Weir hydro dam.
# raging inferno
PHOTOS: Thousands of firefighters battle "monster" California wildfire
13,000 people have been forced from their homes since the enormous wildfire started last week.
# Midleton
Two men rescued from burning caravan in Cork
One is in a serious condition in hospital.
# Fire Warning
Close the doors at bedtime - or this could happen to your house
Dublin Fire Brigade also warned about never being too sure that a fire is out.
# Blarney
PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river
The animal had been trapped for at least two days.
# it's a boy
"I thought this only happened in movies": Dublin fire fighters deliver baby at home
At 9am, she dropped her daughter to school. By 10.40, Jennifer Doyle had a new baby.
# Halloween
A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight
The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.
# Wicklow
No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest
Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.
# Destroyed
Fire destroys 1,000-year-old Tibetan town
Most of the houses were made of wood so the fire spread easily.
# Industrial Action
SIPTU firefighters set to ballot for industrial action
SIPTU said new proposals to cut the numbers responding to incidents will put firefighters in danger and claim lives.
# Fire
Gardaí, army and fire brigade called to fire in Louth
Luckily, nobody was injured in the blaze at Castlebellingham.
# 9/11
9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say
Remembering the dead ten years on – Ground Zero’s restricted guest list, and the talking points they’ve been requested to stick to.
# Oops
Man rescued from truck hanging over New York street
The salt lorry ploughed through a wall and was left dangling two storeys above the road.
# Fire
Thousands of chickens die in farm fire
Firefighters fought the blaze for several hours but were unable to save the animals.