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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 24 April, 2019


# fire - Monday 30 April, 2018

Explosion thought to have caused Dublin apartment fire in which man (50s) was injured

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said it was possible that a gas cylinder blew out the kitchen window.

# fire - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Man suspected of setting karaoke lounge on fire, killing 18, was 'drunk and had a fight'

The suspect reportedly used a motorcycle to block the building’s door.

# fire - Friday 13 April, 2018

# fire - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue

The firefighters say that it was a joint effort by everyone involved.

# fire - Monday 9 April, 2018

Trump once fought measure requiring sprinklers in building where man died in fire

Todd Brassner, 67, died at a hospital on Saturday after a fire ripped through his apartment.

Calls for urgent renewal of 'outdated' city risk assessment report in light of Ballymun fire

Noeleen Reilly is asking Dublin City Council to immediately evaluate its risk assessment report.

# fire - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Man dies following fire at Trump Tower in New York

The president was not present in the building at the time.

# fire - Friday 6 April, 2018

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years

The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.

# fire - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Flights to resume at Stansted Airport after bus fire forced cancellations

A shuttle bus was engulfed in flames outside the terminal building yesterday.

# fire - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Photos released of four family members who died in Fermanagh fire

A 27-year-old man has been charged with four counts of murder and one count of arson.

# fire - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire

Siptu said questions have been raised about how the fire jumped downwards two floors and called for stronger risk assessment procedures.

Putin says Russia shopping centre fire that killed 41 children was 'criminal negligence'

The fire at the Winter Cherry shopping centre in Kemerovo was extinguished yesterday morning after burning through the night.

# fire - Monday 26 March, 2018

Siberia shopping centre fire: Witnesses say fire alarms did not go off as blaze kills 64

“People started running around, it was just awful. There were a lot of children, children without parents,” one witness said.

# fire - Friday 23 March, 2018

'All their belongings are gone': Clothes appeal for families affected by Ballymun fire

Some people lost their homes in the fire.

# fire - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost'

A major fire ripped through a building in Ballymun last night.

Investigation launched into fire at apartment block in Waterford

No one was present in the premises at the time of the fire.

'We don't have anything else... Everything's gone': Entire homes destroyed in Ballymun fire

Residents and guests were left picking up the pieces after a huge blaze ripped through a Dublin building.

# fire - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam

Gardaí are looking into the scam.

# fire - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Boy whose laptop exploded has €20,000 settlement approved

A judge said the incident was “scary”.

# fire - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud

She lated claimed her made-up husband had actually survived and taken refuge in a cave

# fire - Monday 5 March, 2018

Man (27) appears in court over fire that killed four people

He was charged with four counts of murder in Fermanagh.

# fire - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Man charged with four counts of murder over Derrylin house fire

Four people – including a young child – died in the blaze.

Woman in her 80s dies in Longford fire

Foul play is not suspected.

# fire - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Fourth body, believed to be young child, found at scene of fatal Co Fermanagh fire

The fire broke out at a house in the Derrylin area on Tuesday morning.

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

# fire - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Three men arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over deadly Leicester fire

The explosion and resultant fire last Sunday evening claimed the lives of five people.

Police still trying to confirm number of victims after 'ferocious' house fire

The PSNI said the fire in Fermanagh has led to a “very complex crime scene”.

# fire - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Police believe house fire that killed three people was started deliberately

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Fermanagh.

# fire - Monday 26 February, 2018

Five people dead after explosion in Leicester

The cause of the explosion is not yet known, but police have said there is no evidence it’s linked to terrorism.

# fire - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Victorian country house in Donegal reduced to 'shell' after blaze

It took four units of Donegal Fire Brigade the whole night to bring the fire under control.

# fire - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Grenfell campaigners drive 'three billboards' through London

Yesterday marked eight months since the 14 June 2017 Grenfell Tower fire.

# fire - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Fire extinguished in bus on University of Limerick campus

Traffic won’t be able to pass through the campus for some time, according to the university.

# fire - Friday 2 February, 2018

Police blame incident involving van in flames crashing into 18 pedestrians on 'smoking driver'

The driver had reportedly been smoking which caused ‘dangerous substances’ in his van to catch fire.

# fire - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call made by its ambulance after 11pm last night.

# fire - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Man (40) dies in fire in Mayo

Gardaí are investigating the incident, but it is not believed to be suspicious.

# fire - Friday 26 January, 2018

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea

More than 130 were hurt in the fire, the country’s worst for 15 years.

# fire - Thursday 18 January, 2018

All 52 who died in Kazakhstan bus fire were Uzbek nationals

All those who died are believed to be Uzbek nationals; local media indicates that they were migrant workers travelling to Russia.

# fire - Monday 15 January, 2018

Two women rescued from burning building in north Dublin

The women were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene, but they did not sustain any other injuries.

# fire - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Whistleblower claims details of Dublin Fire Brigade exam leaked to promotion candidates

The fire service said it is now implementing recommendations based on an investigation into the claim.

# fire - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment

There have been a number of reports over the years of this equipment failing and the representative association Ifesa took legal action to suspend their use.