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# Firefighters

This month
July 2024
Concerns raised over 'dangerous' lack of training for operational firefighting officers
The dispute centres around the courses for the firefighters tasked with leading teams at incidents.
Last year
2023
Retained firefighters vote to accept WRC proposals to resolve industrial dispute
Two houses set on fire in Blanchardstown following lightning strike
Cooler weather overnight helps effort to battle Tenerife wildfire
Darragh O'Brien claims retained firefighters' strike is a 'severe threat to public safety'
"Something has to change": Retained firefighters call for complete overhaul of service
Firefighter leaves retirement party to help rescue 28 calves trapped in slurry tank in Armagh
SIPTU expected to reject Labour Court recommendations over retained firefighters dispute
Firefighters protest outside Leinster House as TDs bring the issue into Dáil chamber
Retained firefighters begin industrial action over recruitment and retention issues
Firefighters should ensure safety of public not 'put at risk' in event of industrial action
Dublin firefighters praised after helping seriously injured motorcyclist in Spain
Firefighters in Cork start industrial action claiming 'staff shortages' are posing safety risks
Retained firefighters overwhelmingly vote for strike action in dispute over crisis in service
All time
Fire chief: Last week we witnessed the arrival of climate change in Britain
Dave Walton
Firefighters battle wildfires as Europe is hit by heatwave
Shop in Meath badly damaged by large fire
Hundreds of Greek firefighters battle to protect town from ferocious blaze
Most firefighters still unvaccinated as vaccinators wait on more supply
Drones to be deployed to assist firefighters tackling forest fires over coming months
Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave
'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia
Poll: Do you agree with calls for Fireman Sam to be renamed, to be more inclusive?
Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork
Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire
Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire
55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block
No reports of casualties as major fire rages at building complex in north Dublin city
Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment
At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre
Double-murder trial hears two bullets recovered from skulls of men found in burning car
Firefighters battling large blaze at derelict building in north Dublin
Man dies after running into Burning Man festival flames
Don't be alarmed, it is just a drill: Dublin Fire Brigade out on Henry Street today
UK firefighters using mini oxygen masks specially designed for pets
Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay
Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave
Firefighters bring massive fire at derelict Cork city building under control
Forest fire near Spanish national park forces evacuation of 1,000 people
Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires