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# fire - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Gardaí launch investigation after two men die in Dublin house fire
# Drimnagh
# Drimnagh

Gardaí launch investigation after two men die in Dublin house fire

May 23rd 2020, 4:28 PM 32,400 Views 4 Comments

The bodies of two men were discovered in a house in Drimnagh.

# fire - Sunday 17 May, 2020

11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles
# US
# US

11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles

May 17th 2020, 12:05 PM 28,748 Views 25 Comments

The significant explosion” occurred at around 6.30pm local time on Saturday.

# fire - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Firefighters battle large blaze in north Dublin with smoke visible city wide
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Firefighters battle large blaze in north Dublin with smoke visible city wide

May 16th 2020, 2:12 PM 71,765 Views 31 Comments

Four fire engines are at the scene just off the M50 at Ballymun.

# fire - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

No injuries as another fire at historic building in north Dublin brought under control
# Belcamp College
# Belcamp College

No injuries as another fire at historic building in north Dublin brought under control

May 5th 2020, 8:59 AM 62,065 Views 24 Comments

More than 20 firefighters from a number of stations attended the scene.

# fire - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Man due in court over 2018 house fire which resulted in death of 44-year-old man
# Rathgar
# Rathgar

Man due in court over 2018 house fire which resulted in death of 44-year-old man

Apr 19th 2020, 8:53 PM 16,230 Views 0 Comments

The fire occurred at Oakland’s Terrace, Rathgar at around 3am on Tuesday 21 August 2018.

# fire - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 5:10 PM 44,561 Views 33 Comments

Hundreds of firefighters have been battling several forest fires around Chernobyl for the past 10 days.

# fire - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Two people hospitalised following domestic fire in Wicklow
# Bray
# Bray

Two people hospitalised following domestic fire in Wicklow

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:08 AM 23,167 Views 6 Comments

The blaze happened at a property in Bray at around 6.35pm last night.

# fire - Monday 30 March, 2020

Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park
# Kerry
# Kerry

Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park

Mar 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 36,688 Views 24 Comments

The fire took a number of hours to bring under control last night.

# fire - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex

Mar 29th 2020, 2:08 PM 41,715 Views 10 Comments

Four people were taken to hospital, three adults and one child.

# fire - Friday 27 March, 2020

Home of Ryder Cup winning captain Davis Love III burns to the ground
# Fire
From The42
# Fire

Home of Ryder Cup winning captain Davis Love III burns to the ground

Mar 27th 2020, 6:45 PM 8,317 Views 0 Comments

The 55-year-old and his family were not injured in the early morning blaze, fortunately.

# fire - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight

Mar 26th 2020, 1:30 PM 71,481 Views 80 Comments

Gardaí said no injuries were reported in the incident.

Two men in their 40s and 50s found dead following house fire in Meath
# Kells
# Kells

Two men in their 40s and 50s found dead following house fire in Meath

Mar 26th 2020, 8:10 AM 42,550 Views 4 Comments

Two other occupants of the house were uninjured.

# fire - Friday 28 February, 2020

Fire breaks out near Paris train station after protests led to violence
# Gare De Lyon
# Gare De Lyon

Fire breaks out near Paris train station after protests led to violence

Feb 28th 2020, 5:59 PM 14,518 Views 11 Comments

Police on Twitter told people to avoid the area.

# fire - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Whirlpool recalls more models of Hotpoint washing machines amid fire concerns
# Door Lock
# Door Lock

Whirlpool recalls more models of Hotpoint washing machines amid fire concerns

Feb 20th 2020, 2:11 PM 41,213 Views 16 Comments

An issue has been identified with the door lock system on affected models.

# fire - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Gardaí investigating suspected criminal damage after fire breaks out at property in Athboy
# Meath
# Meath

Gardaí investigating suspected criminal damage after fire breaks out at property in Athboy

Feb 13th 2020, 7:45 AM 11,965 Views 1 Comment

It is understood the fire took place at the former O’Growney National School.

# fire - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Firefighters rescue man by ladder as he attempts to flee burning high-rise building in LA
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Firefighters rescue man by ladder as he attempts to flee burning high-rise building in LA

Jan 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 27,995 Views 16 Comments

Seven people, including a three-month-old child, were taken to hospital after the incident.

# fire - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Gardaí investigating after man (40s) dies in fire at apartment in Cavan town
# Cavan
# Cavan

Gardaí investigating after man (40s) dies in fire at apartment in Cavan town

Jan 26th 2020, 8:57 AM 16,325 Views 1 Comment

The fire broke out at an apartment off Main Street shortly before 8pm last night.

# fire - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Firefighters bring large blaze at Dublin house under control
# Ballygall
# Ballygall

Firefighters bring large blaze at Dublin house under control

Updated Jan 23rd 2020, 7:28 PM 52,567 Views 8 Comments

No injuries were reported but there was extensive damage to the property.

# fire - Sunday 19 January, 2020

'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs
# Simonsridge
# Simonsridge

'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs

Jan 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 58,179 Views 91 Comments

An audit last year found potential fire safety deficiencies that could cost owners up to €14,000 each to repair.

# fire - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Gardaí investigate fire that 'destroyed' Meath councillor's office
# Duleek
# Duleek

Gardaí investigate fire that 'destroyed' Meath councillor's office

Jan 14th 2020, 5:34 PM 20,868 Views 8 Comments

Sharon Keoghan said her office is adjoined to apartments and the fire “could have been devastating for so many people”.

# fire - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry

Jan 9th 2020, 8:35 PM 15,795 Views 5 Comments

The fire began shortly before 7pm.

# fire - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze
# Animal Deaths
# Animal Deaths

Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze

Jan 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 32,071 Views 26 Comments

More than 30 animals were killed in the fire.

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates
# Australia Fires
# Australia Fires

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates

Updated Jan 2nd 2020, 11:10 AM 37,120 Views 24 Comments

High temperatures and strong winds are expected to return this weekend, making conditions worse.

# fire - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo
# Krefeld Zoo
# Krefeld Zoo

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo

Jan 1st 2020, 1:35 PM 25,577 Views 25 Comments

Local media reported that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have started the blaze.

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Jan 1st 2020, 10:16 AM 26,551 Views 34 Comments

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

# fire - Monday 30 December, 2019

Cancer patient dies in Romania after being set on fire during surgery
# Romania
# Romania

Cancer patient dies in Romania after being set on fire during surgery

Dec 30th 2019, 3:59 PM 65,303 Views 38 Comments

The pancreatic cancer patient died yesterday after suffering burns to 40% of her body.

# fire - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare

Dec 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 26,876 Views 2 Comments

Several other vehicles were also damaged in the incident on Friday night.

# fire - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Man (35) appears in court charged in relation to house fire at Navan estate
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Man (35) appears in court charged in relation to house fire at Navan estate

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 12:51 PM 26,158 Views 0 Comments

Two adjoining houses were evacuated after the blaze broke out yesterday morning – no one was injured.

# fire - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Residents evacuated as fire crews attend scene of 'large domestic house fire' in Navan
# House Fire
# House Fire

Residents evacuated as fire crews attend scene of 'large domestic house fire' in Navan

Dec 25th 2019, 2:10 PM 30,473 Views 3 Comments

Local fire crews from Navan and Trim attended the blaze.

# fire - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution
# Paris
# Paris

Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution

Dec 24th 2019, 2:47 PM 14,869 Views 24 Comments

The Paris landmark was damaged by a fire this year and reconstruction is expected to take several years.

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave

Dec 24th 2019, 10:14 AM 11,941 Views 13 Comments

Nine people have been killed and more than 950 homes destroyed in the wildfires.

# fire - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway

Dec 21st 2019, 1:29 PM 49,140 Views 34 Comments

It’s understood the garda heard a bang which was followed by a burst of flames while travelling on the M18.

# fire - Sunday 8 December, 2019

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire

Dec 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 11,552 Views 15 Comments

Workers at the factory were earning around €1.80 per day.

# fire - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Updated Dec 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 30,871 Views 37 Comments

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

# fire - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire
# They Never Came Home
# They Never Came Home

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire

Nov 23rd 2019, 11:55 AM 22,070 Views 10 Comments

The singer-songwriter sang They Never Came Home on the Late Late Show.

Residents evacuated as fire causes 'extensive damage' to houses in Meath
# Ratoath
# Ratoath

Residents evacuated as fire causes 'extensive damage' to houses in Meath

Nov 23rd 2019, 10:08 AM 29,311 Views 13 Comments

Local gardaí said it is not yet clear how the fire started.

# fire - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Lucan attack: Gardaí seeking to trace movements of '05 CW' reg car sold last week
# Lucan
# Lucan

Lucan attack: Gardaí seeking to trace movements of '05 CW' reg car sold last week

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 1:10 PM 68,033 Views 20 Comments

It is understood that gardaí suspect the man was shot before the car was set alight in Lucan.

# fire - Monday 18 November, 2019

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes
# Tensions
# Tensions

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 2:17 PM 20,494 Views 28 Comments

Police said they had fired three live rounds at a protest site near the university.

# fire - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction
# Paris
# Paris

Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction

Nov 14th 2019, 9:20 PM 44,569 Views 25 Comments

A devastating fire ripped through the iconic cathedral in April.

# fire - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July
# Belgooly
# Belgooly

Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July

Nov 13th 2019, 9:17 AM 12,398 Views 1 Comment

One home in Belgooly was completely destroyed as a result of the fire.