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# fire - Friday 4 January, 2019

Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room

The man with severe burns was taken to an intensive care unit.

Serious fire in Bray brought under control, diversions remain in place

Serious fire in Bray brought under control, diversions remain in place

The fire broke out overnight on the Main Street of Bray.

# fire - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Man dies after New Year's Day apartment fire in Dublin

Residents of the apartment complex off Benburb Street alerted fire crews just before 9pm and the fire was quickly extinguished.

# fire - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Man in his 80s dies from injuries sustained in Christmas Eve hospital fire

The fire was contained to one room and several other patients are now being treated for injuries.

# fire - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Fire services extinguish Christmas morning blaze at Kilkenny hotel

The alarm was raised at around 9am this morning.

# fire - Monday 24 December, 2018

Three patients taken to hospital after fire on a ward at St Luke's Hospital in Dublin

One patient is being treated for burn injuries and two with smoke inhalation.

# fire - Friday 21 December, 2018

Gardaí investigating fire at KBC building in Dublin city centre

The alarm was raised last night and a fire was extinguished in the lobby.

# fire - Sunday 16 December, 2018

The Irish For: The word deatach, meaning smoke, also refers to the family huddled together around the fire

As one of the first human inventions fire is often used as a metaphor for human civilisation and its downsides, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# fire - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Huge backdraft filmed by onlookers as New York Irish bar destroyed by fire Queens This post contains videos

Huge backdraft filmed by onlookers as New York Irish bar destroyed by fire

Twelve people were injured in the fire.

# fire - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Devastating fire that killed pregnant woman and three children was caused by tea light

Verdicts of accidental death were returned at Dublin Coroner’s Court today.

# fire - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Man arrested after camper van fire on Howth pier

Another vehicle beside the camper van also caught fire.

# fire - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'There was a lot of damage': Five fire units battle blaze at landmark East Wall pub

The fire has now been extinguished.

# fire - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Justice Minister condemns arson attack at Donegal hotel being prepared for asylum seekers

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in their investigation into “all circumstances” around what could have caused the fire.

# fire - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims

Sharife Elouahabi claimed a total of £103,475.60 in accommodation and financial benefits.

# fire - Friday 16 November, 2018

California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63

US president Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state tomorrow.

Man seriously injured in Dublin house fire

Five Dublin Fire Brigade units tackled the blaze in Milltown.

# fire - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Firefighters battle blaze overnight in Finglas

The fire is thought to have started in an office over a pub.

# fire - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Six men arrested after 'vile' video shows Grenfell Tower effigy being burned at bonfire London This post contains videos

Six men arrested after 'vile' video shows Grenfell Tower effigy being burned at bonfire

People can be heard laughing in the video and saying “jump out the window” and “help me, help me”.

# fire - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade is dealing with a huge amount of fires spread out across the city tonight

Halloween is one of the busiest days of the year for the force.

# fire - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Everything you need to know to keep yourself, your kids and your pets safe this Halloween

Emergency services do not want to see a repeat of Halloween-related injuries they have seen in previous years.

# fire - Monday 22 October, 2018

Dublin firefighters stage explosive demonstration to warn kids of dangers of fireworks Be Safe Stay Safe This post contains videos

Dublin firefighters stage explosive demonstration to warn kids of dangers of fireworks

A group of schoolchildren were shown the devastating injuries that can be caused by fireworks.

# fire - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Locals express disgust after fire at 'iconic' former parochial house in Limerick

A garda source said the fire was being treated as “suspicious”.

# fire - Monday 8 October, 2018

Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery

Four people received hospital treatment for minor injuries.

# fire - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Review of Dublin Fire Brigade promotion exam found marking errors in 20% of papers Exclusive

Last year a firefighter made a protected disclosure about the exams, claiming some candidates had been given the questions beforehand.

# fire - Monday 1 October, 2018

Dry land still poses serious risk 'despite lifting of hosepipe ban' firefighters warn

Rathfarnham fire fighters tackle gorse blaze near the Hellfire Club

# fire - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Extensive fire damage to houses in Mullingar estate

Gardaí said that there were no serious injuries.

# fire - Monday 17 September, 2018

'Joel was like the sunshine after rain': Tributes paid to 7-year-old London boy killed in arson fire

Joel Urhie died as a result of a deliberate arson attack on his home on 7 August.

# fire - Sunday 9 September, 2018

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

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

# fire - Friday 7 September, 2018

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid until end of year

The company plans to allocate workers to other stores.

# fire - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week

The news comes after management met with hundreds of staff from the store.

Motorists warned to be cautious of smoke as car goes on fire on Dublin's N7

The fire has caused traffic delays, according to AA Roadwatch.

# fire - Monday 3 September, 2018

'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio

The fire “spread very quickly”, officials said.

# fire - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Man (36) released on bail following arrest in connection to bus destroyed by fire damage

The PSNI received a report at around 5.10am this morning of a bus on fire at a bus and rail station in Bangor.

# fire - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Council worker charged with taking money intended for Grenfell Tower victims

The woman obtained money intended for those affected by the fire while being neither a survivor nor a bereaved family member.

# fire - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Staff being given 'support and information' after fire completely destroys Belfast Primark store

The area surrounding the building remains cordoned off this evening.

# fire - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Huge fire at Limerick factory brought under control

Firefighters worked overnight to quench the blaze.

# fire - Monday 27 August, 2018

A huge fire is raging at a scrap metal recycling factory in Limerick

Nine fire trucks are at the scene.

# fire - Saturday 25 August, 2018

19 dead and 23 injured in China hotel fire

The hotel’s owner had been detained for questioning by police, the official Xinhua news agency has reported.

# fire - Friday 24 August, 2018

German firefighters stop spread of huge blaze but warn of ongoing threat

Around 600 people fled their homes in three villages in Brandenburg 50 kilometres southwest of the capital.

Man arrested in relation to fatal Dublin fire released without charge

Gardaí are investigating how the fire started.