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#Fire

# fire - Friday 24 August, 2018

Man arrested in relation to fatal Dublin fire released without charge

Gardaí are investigating how the fire started.

# fire - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Firefighters thank quick-acting passers-by for saving man as blaze guts home in Co Meath

A man was rescued from his home by firefighters.

# fire - Monday 13 August, 2018

Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in

Smoke from the electric saw used by the two suspects to try to open the safe set off the alarm.

Elderly man dies following house fire in Co Kilkenny

The fire was discovered at around 7pm at a house in Knocktopher.

# fire - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

11 dead as California is scorched by raging wildfires the size of LA

Some 14,000 firefighters, including reinforcements from as far away as Australia and New Zealand, have arrived to combat the firestorm.

Murder investigation launched after 7-year-old boy dies in fire

“The pain his family must be enduring at this time, is difficult to imagine,” police said.

# fire - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Man dies in house fire in Cavan

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

# fire - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Portugal prepares for fires as temperatures set to soar to 45 degrees

The country is trying to avoid a repeat of last year’s deadly wildfires.

# fire - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack

Around 400m of the boardwalk was destroyed in a fire last night.

# fire - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish newlyweds separated in Greek fires: 'He'd be the type to ensure Zoe was safe and go back to help others'

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp married Zoe Holohan last Thursday and they had just gone on their honeymoon.

# fire - Monday 23 July, 2018

Gardaí probe Wexford fire after reports that barbecue caused huge beach blaze

People were forced to leave the popular tourist area yesterday.

# fire - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Curracloe beach evacuated as firefighters tackle large-scale sand dune blaze

The fire has been brought under control this evening.

# fire - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Residents allowed return to their homes as Bray Head fire under control

The fire broke out in front of a tent on Bray Head.

# fire - Friday 13 July, 2018

Efforts to fight Bray Head gorse fire hampered by drones

Gardaí said that emergency helicopters cannot safely assist in until all drones are out of the air space.

Nine fire units battling blaze at Cork timber factory

The fire broke out this morning at Lissarda, west of Cork city.

# fire - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Irish Air Corps called to help fight wildfire in Armagh

The fire is just two miles from the border.

# fire - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Man dies following house fire in west Cork village

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of the blaze in the village of Drimoleague at about 12.45am this morning.

# fire - Friday 6 July, 2018

Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roof

Kildare Street is currently closed to traffic.

# fire - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties

The Air Corps has responded to requests in Dublin, Wicklow, Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Offaly.

# fire - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Firefighters in England tackle 'aggressive' moorland wildfire after two blazes merge

Crews from Manchester and the surrounding county of Lancashire are tackling a “rapidly developing, aggressive fire”.

# fire - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Rare Condition Red forest fire warning issued as highs of 30 degrees forecast tomorrow

Temperatures are due to range between 24 to 30 degrees tomorrow, according to Met Éireann.

77-year-old accused of setting blaze at retirement home to lure firefighters who he then shot

Pensioner Thomas Kim was arrested soon after shooting two firefighters, one of whom has died, at his California retirement home.

# fire - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Elderly woman killed in Meath house fire

It happened at a house in Enfield at around 1.45 this afternoon.

# fire - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Huge fire engulfs fish factory in Co Cork

No casualties have been reported but the building is said to be destroyed.

# fire - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Elderly man dies after suffering 'extensive burns' at house fire in Co Clare

The man’s son was also injured during the incident.

'A devastating loss': Glasgow School of Art 'extensively damaged' in major fire

The fire broke out at around 11.20pm last night. No casualties have been reported.

# fire - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Task force rule out any such Grenfell Tower fire incident occurring in Ireland

Minister Eoghan Murphy set up a group to assess Ireland’s fire safety measures following the Grenfell blaze in London last year.

A huge fire has broken out on the roof of a hotel in central London Knightsbridge This post contains videos

A huge fire has broken out on the roof of a hotel in central London

There are 120 firefighters at the scene.

# fire - Monday 4 June, 2018

'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno

72 people lost their lives in the tower block blaze.

# fire - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Pensioner dies in overnight Limerick fire

Gardai at Roxboro Garda Station are investigating.

# fire - Friday 1 June, 2018

Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud

The man used the name of a real victim to claim money and free hotel accommodation.

Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window

Traffic diversions were implemented as a result of the incident.

# fire - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Traffic delays on M50 as emergency services attend scene of truck on fire

It is understood that the driver and operators of the truck were not injured.

# fire - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

# fire - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside Clonliffe Road This post contains videos

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside

It’s understood that no one was injured in the blaze.

# fire - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Police officer saves seven people - including mother and baby - from burning building

PC Neil Dobson tied up his loyal police dog, Monty, outside before rushing into the building.

# fire - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The42 'I can remember the faces in the dugout when I told him to go f**k himself': the remarkable tale of Joe Cleary Fire

'I can remember the faces in the dugout when I told him to go f**k himself': the remarkable tale of Joe Cleary

Before PJ Conlon, the Cork native had his moment to shine in Major League Baseball but it didn’t go very well.

# fire - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth Blaze This post contains videos

Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth

Nobody was injured in the fire.

# fire - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown

During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.

# fire - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Firefighters attacked with stones as they put out May Eve bonfires

A number of stones hit the vehicle, but nobody was injured.