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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 24 January, 2018

#Fire

# 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.

# fire - Friday 12 January, 2018

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

# fire - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

DCU lecturer (26) died from carbon monoxide poisoning during a house fire in Limerick

Grace McDermott died in a fire in Limerick last year.

Giant blaze at Dublin metal plant now under control

Eight fire units were sent to the scene of the recycling plant, located near Dublin Airport.

Thirteen people killed in Californian mudslides

The county sheriff said that he expected the death toll to increase, saying “dozens” are still missing.

Pictures: The aftermath after wheelie bin set alight in old disused bandstand in Dublin park

The shelter had actually been due to be taken down by Dublin City Council until Sunday’s fire.

# fire - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

9 children among those injured in fire at another New York residential area

It comes just days after the “worst fire tragedy” in the past quarter of a century in the city.

13 monkeys die in fire at safari park in England

Other animals in the same enclosure appear to be unaffected.

# fire - Friday 29 December, 2017

Boy (3) started New York fire which killed 12 by playing with apartment cooker

It was the deadliest fire in the city since 1990.

Massive fire kills 14 people in Mumbai restaurant

Police said they were investigating the cause of the fire.

At least 12 people, including four children, killed in New York apartment fire

About 170 firefighters rescued a dozen people from the building.

# fire - Sunday 24 December, 2017

At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre

Firefighters have concluded that all those trapped in the building are dead.

# fire - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Elderly man dies in North Strand house fire

The 78-year-old man was the only occupant of the house.

# fire - Friday 22 December, 2017

Emergency services at the scene of a fire in Wicklow

Black smoke has been seen bellowing over the town.

Fire in derelict building at Cork naval base extinguished

The fire started around 8:30pm Thursday night in a disused building.

Man who died after fire at derelict Tipperary pub may have been sleeping rough

Firefighters left the scene at 11.55am, nearly 12 hours after they first arrived to tackle the blaze.

# fire - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Fire being fought in derelict building at Naval base in Cork

There is no threat to life.

# fire - Monday 18 December, 2017

Two dead after massive fire at Cameron House Hotel

More than 200 guests have been evacuated.

# fire - Friday 15 December, 2017

'We fulfilled our commitments': Justice Minister says no grounds for further Stardust investigation

A total of 48 people died and 214 were injured in the Stardust tragedy.

'A terrible way to go': Police appeal for info after death of Irish pensioner found on fire in London

John Nolan, aged 70, died in hospital on 17 September after sustaining serious injuries while out walking.

# fire - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Two people (20s) charged with murder of three children in Manchester house fire

Seven people were in the house at the time of the fire on Monday.

# fire - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Photos: California wildfire only 15% contained and threatening Santa Barbara

Evacuation orders were issued overnight for some parts of Carpinteria close to Los Padres National Forest.

# fire - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Man in his 40s dies after house fire in Meath

Two other people have been taken to hospital.

# fire - Friday 8 December, 2017

'I didn't know if we'd make it': Homes and horses burned as 200,000 flee wildfires in California

Evacuations have been ordered in several areas.

# fire - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'A life of dedication': Funeral to take place of Dublin Fire Brigade's oldest member, who died aged 101 RIP

'A life of dedication': Funeral to take place of Dublin Fire Brigade's oldest member, who died aged 101

Henry “Harry” O’Keeffe was on duty when the city came under aerial attack in WW2.

# fire - Monday 20 November, 2017

'They were brilliant babies' - Mother appeals for information on fire which killed her sister and daughters

Gardaí believe the 1987 fire was started deliberately.

# fire - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Fire alarms 'successfully operated' after fire broke out in Belfast tower block

There’s an increased awareness of fire safety issues in high rise buildings after the Grenfell Tower fire in June.

# fire - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Man dies and two are injured in explosion at house in Drogheda

It’s belived the explosion may have been caused by a household boiler.

# fire - Monday 13 November, 2017

Man in his 60s dies in house fire in Mayo

Emergency services attended the scene and located the man’s body.

# fire - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Car burst into flames at Limerick petrol station

Limerick fire service said a speedy response prevented a larger incident.

# fire - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'No new inquiry warranted': Stardust report finds cause of fire may never be known

A total of 48 people died and 214 were injured in the Stardust tragedy.

# fire - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Dublin firefighters have just one high-rise vehicle-mounted ladder to work with right now

At least three is the minimum standard required.

# fire - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire

While there were master keys to individual units at the centre, there was no clarity as to how these could be located in an emergency.

# fire - Monday 30 October, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade spent over 16 hours putting out large fire in north Dublin city

Crews were first called to the blaze at Richmond Road at 1.45pm yesterday.

# fire - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside Up In Smoke This post contains videos

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside

The fire on Richmond Road is ongoing.

# fire - Friday 27 October, 2017

Dublin fire engine attacked when crew approached bonfire this evening

The vehicle was temporarily out of service for repairs.

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