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# fire - Thursday 18 July, 2019

24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio
# Kyoto
# Kyoto

24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio

Updated Jul 18th 2019, 10:17 AM 15,288 Views 20 Comments

Dozens of other people have been injured in the fire at the studio in the city of Kyoto.

# fire - Friday 12 July, 2019

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires
# Maui
# Maui

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

Jul 12th 2019, 1:53 PM 13,395 Views 6 Comments

People were told to seek shelter in a nearby community centre or elementary school.

# fire - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire
# Fire
# Fire

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire

Jul 11th 2019, 11:44 AM 13,608 Views 4 Comments

All eight Harry Potter films were shot at the studio in Hertfordshire.

# fire - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river
# Down The Drain
# Down The Drain

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river

Jul 4th 2019, 7:41 AM 29,461 Views 24 Comments

State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.

# fire - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

Jun 29th 2019, 3:06 PM 19,384 Views 11 Comments

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

# fire - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire
# Notre Dame
# Notre Dame

Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire

Jun 26th 2019, 5:25 PM 11,090 Views 32 Comments

The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.

# fire - Friday 21 June, 2019

Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery
# Philadephia
# Philadephia

Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery

Jun 21st 2019, 2:55 PM 15,320 Views 17 Comments

Footage showed plumes of smoke towering from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refining complex.

# fire - Sunday 9 June, 2019

100 firefighters tackle massive blaze at block of flats in east London
# Barking
# Barking

100 firefighters tackle massive blaze at block of flats in east London

Jun 9th 2019, 6:56 PM 37,158 Views 11 Comments

It took fire crews over two and a half hours to extinguish the blaze that engulfed the Barking flat complex.

# fire - Friday 7 June, 2019

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses
# Longford
# Longford

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses

Jun 7th 2019, 8:56 AM 18,169 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí said at this stage in the investigation it is not believed the fires are linked.

# fire - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop

Jun 2nd 2019, 2:54 PM 28,482 Views 8 Comments

Last year, a number of charities advised people to drop off donations at their shops only during working hours.

# fire - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Police seeking two suspects as Derry church building destroyed in arson attack
# Deliberate Fire
# Deliberate Fire

Police seeking two suspects as Derry church building destroyed in arson attack

May 25th 2019, 11:42 AM 13,880 Views 6 Comments

Two men are believed to have started the blaze at Holy Family church at 10.30pm.

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India
# Surat
# Surat

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

May 25th 2019, 7:24 AM 6,111 Views 0 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

# fire - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Two hospitalised and 20 evacuated from Dublin city centre flats after kitchen fire
# Parnell Street
# Parnell Street

Two hospitalised and 20 evacuated from Dublin city centre flats after kitchen fire

May 9th 2019, 3:17 PM 25,366 Views 8 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade advised people to always evacuate a building when they hear a fire alarm.

# fire - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

May 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,921 Views 0 Comments

Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.

# fire - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Gardaí had already been called to park where club changing rooms set on fire 'four or five times this year'
# Lucan
# Lucan

Gardaí had already been called to park where club changing rooms set on fire 'four or five times this year'

Apr 24th 2019, 4:22 PM 27,297 Views 14 Comments

‘There’s been a lot of anti-social goings-on in that park and it’s not the safest park.’

# fire - Monday 22 April, 2019

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire

Apr 22nd 2019, 12:40 PM 29,616 Views 27 Comments

Donegal Fire Service and gardaí are at the scene.

# fire - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal
# Annagry
# Annagry

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal

Apr 20th 2019, 3:56 PM 21,173 Views 16 Comments

The fire spread throughout the afternoon from the Annagry area into nearby Dungloe and Kincasslagh.

# fire - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze

Apr 18th 2019, 7:24 PM 18,564 Views 38 Comments

A police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on Wednesday.

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

Apr 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,933 Views 17 Comments

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

# fire - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'
# Paris
# Paris

'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'

Apr 16th 2019, 9:53 PM 20,265 Views 43 Comments

Experts have said it could take significantly longer than the French President’s timeframe.

French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame
# Paris
# Paris

French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame

Apr 16th 2019, 10:39 AM 33,949 Views 82 Comments

The restoration is expected to take a number of years.

'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral
# Notre Drame
# Notre Drame

'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral

Apr 16th 2019, 8:27 AM 23,615 Views 16 Comments

ABC, the paper of record in Spain, called Notre Dame “a Christian memory of Europe”.

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire

Apr 16th 2019, 7:55 AM 74,194 Views 12 Comments

The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.

# fire - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Dame Joan Collins treated for smoke inhalation after escaping 'terrifying' fire at her home
# Belgravia
# Belgravia

Dame Joan Collins treated for smoke inhalation after escaping 'terrifying' fire at her home

Apr 14th 2019, 5:20 PM 19,922 Views 13 Comments

She shared footage of the aftermath on Instagram.

# fire - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire

Apr 4th 2019, 3:26 PM 39,741 Views 8 Comments

A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.

# fire - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block

Apr 3rd 2019, 12:04 PM 6,788 Views 2 Comments

Eighty people had to leave the building.

# fire - Monday 1 April, 2019

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books
# Sacrilege
# Sacrilege

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Apr 1st 2019, 12:46 PM 83,697 Views 63 Comments

Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.

# fire - Thursday 28 March, 2019

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,911 Views 7 Comments

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

# fire - Monday 25 March, 2019

Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin

Mar 25th 2019, 5:02 PM 100,951 Views 27 Comments

The man is being detained in Coolock Garda Station.

# fire - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Woman (40s) dies after house fire broke out in Co Meath this morning
# Castlemartin Avenue
# Castlemartin Avenue

Woman (40s) dies after house fire broke out in Co Meath this morning

Mar 23rd 2019, 2:56 PM 22,678 Views 7 Comments

The fire broke out at around 9.40am in a house on Castlemartin Avenue.

# fire - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building
# Delays
# Delays

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

Mar 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 13,821 Views 2 Comments

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

# fire - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Fire at abandoned mill in Drogheda brought under control
# Donaghy's Mill
# Donaghy's Mill

Fire at abandoned mill in Drogheda brought under control

Mar 16th 2019, 11:58 AM 11,032 Views 9 Comments

The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill at around 6pm yesterday.

# fire - Friday 15 March, 2019

Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill
# Donaghy's Mill
# Donaghy's Mill

Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill

Updated Mar 15th 2019, 7:28 PM 25,259 Views 31 Comments

The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill in the town.

# fire - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison
# Fire
# Fire

Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison

Mar 12th 2019, 6:51 PM 12,946 Views 3 Comments

Early indications suggest faulty wiring was the cause of the blaze.

# fire - Monday 11 March, 2019

Section of Temple Bar closed off after fire at restaurant
# Temple Bar
# Temple Bar

Section of Temple Bar closed off after fire at restaurant

Mar 11th 2019, 7:52 PM 37,078 Views 13 Comments

The alarm was raised at around half five this evening.

# fire - Thursday 21 February, 2019

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh

Feb 21st 2019, 6:59 AM 5,564 Views 3 Comments

The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.

# fire - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire
# Flamengo
# Flamengo

Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire

Feb 9th 2019, 3:35 PM 12,673 Views 2 Comments

“These boys suffer so much in pursuing their dreams” of becoming professional players, club fan Caros Eduardo Araujo said.

# fire - Friday 8 February, 2019

Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children
# Staffordshire
# Staffordshire

Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children

Feb 8th 2019, 8:29 PM 25,740 Views 8 Comments

Emergency services were called to the blaze in the Highfields area of Stafford at 2.40am on Tuesday.

At least 10 dead after fire at youth football facility in Brazil
# Flamengo
From The42
# Flamengo

At least 10 dead after fire at youth football facility in Brazil

Feb 8th 2019, 12:22 PM 3,133 Views 0 Comments

The cause was not immediately known.

# fire - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Garda rescues couple and baby from overturned car just before it catches fire
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Garda rescues couple and baby from overturned car just before it catches fire

Feb 6th 2019, 6:53 PM 45,898 Views 19 Comments

The car is understood to have lost control, struck a wall and rolled over into a green area.