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#Blaze

# blaze - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Huge fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest towers
# 336 Metres High
# 336 Metres High

Huge fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest towers

Feb 21st 2015, 7:26 AM 19,862 Views 21 Comments

The fire broke out on the 50th floor.

# blaze - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Gardaí investigate fire at Waterford business premises
# Blaze
# Blaze

Gardaí investigate fire at Waterford business premises

Feb 15th 2015, 12:20 PM 11,316 Views 7 Comments

This comes after a crime spree in Waterford city last month saw a number of buildings being set on fire.

# blaze - Friday 13 February, 2015

Bus driver helps naked man leap to safety from burning building
# Leap Of Faith
# Leap Of Faith

Bus driver helps naked man leap to safety from burning building

Feb 13th 2015, 4:38 PM 18,147 Views 29 Comments

The quick-thinking driver has been praised a hero.

# blaze - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Firefighters believe proposed changes to fire engine crews will put public at risk
# Fire
# Fire

Firefighters believe proposed changes to fire engine crews will put public at risk

Jan 29th 2015, 8:24 PM 15,402 Views 66 Comments

Siptu says there are concerns that reducing levels of staff on fire engines could put lives at risk.

# blaze - Friday 23 January, 2015

Firefighters tackle blaze at Ireland's tallest residential building
# Obel Tower
# Obel Tower

Firefighters tackle blaze at Ireland's tallest residential building

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:25 PM 45,086 Views 22 Comments

The fire broke out at the top of the building.

# blaze - Thursday 22 January, 2015

"Even the marble altar disintegrated": Gardaí investigate fire at religious order's church
# Blaze
# Blaze

"Even the marble altar disintegrated": Gardaí investigate fire at religious order's church

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:56 PM 21,944 Views 8 Comments

The blaze broke out in the early hours of this morning.

# blaze - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Man arrested after 3 fires were started in 9 minutes
# England
# England

Man arrested after 3 fires were started in 9 minutes

Jan 15th 2015, 1:25 PM 15,479 Views 29 Comments

Dramatic scenes in the English county today.

# blaze - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Three units called to 3am fire at senior citizens complex
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three units called to 3am fire at senior citizens complex

Jan 7th 2015, 10:17 AM 10,483 Views 2 Comments

One person was admitted to hospital for treatment.

# blaze - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Homes destroyed in worst bushfires in South Australia for three decades
# Blaze
# Blaze

Homes destroyed in worst bushfires in South Australia for three decades

Jan 4th 2015, 9:09 AM 8,698 Views 4 Comments

More than a dozen homes have already been destroyed in the fire and there are concerns that lives could be at risk.

# blaze - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia
# Lives At Risk
# Lives At Risk

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 10,465 Views 5 Comments

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

# blaze - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Man in his 60s found dead after mobile home fire in Galway
# Blaze
# Blaze

Man in his 60s found dead after mobile home fire in Galway

Dec 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 18,520 Views 1 Comment

A post-mortem examination is due to take place later today.

# blaze - Monday 8 December, 2014

More than 250 firefighters battle blaze at Los Angeles apartment building
# Seen For Miles
# Seen For Miles

More than 250 firefighters battle blaze at Los Angeles apartment building

Dec 8th 2014, 1:34 PM 9,735 Views 12 Comments

The Los Angeles Fire Department reported that the building was not occupied.

# blaze - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade tackling blaze on James' Street
# Fire
# Fire

Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade tackling blaze on James' Street

Dec 7th 2014, 7:50 PM 27,254 Views 24 Comments

It is believed the fire is in an idustrial estate in the area.

# blaze - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Blaze at north Dublin industrial estate continues
# Killougher
# Killougher

Blaze at north Dublin industrial estate continues

Nov 30th 2014, 10:11 AM 17,859 Views 14 Comments

The fire was brought briefly under control this morning, but has since rekindled.

# blaze - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Baby thrown from window as family escape three-storey house blaze
# Dublin
# Dublin

Baby thrown from window as family escape three-storey house blaze

Nov 25th 2014, 10:47 PM 49,934 Views 23 Comments

“I turned this way, house was on a blazer” … “I ran up, and I caught the baby.”

# blaze - Monday 10 November, 2014

Man and woman killed in Meath house fire
# Blaze
# Blaze

Man and woman killed in Meath house fire

Nov 10th 2014, 3:49 PM 11,004 Views 2 Comments

Early indications are that the circumstances of it are not suspicious.

# blaze - Saturday 1 November, 2014

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin
# Emergency Calls
# Emergency Calls

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin

Nov 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 26,624 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.

# blaze - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Teenager dies in Cork house fire
# Wilton
# Wilton

Teenager dies in Cork house fire

Oct 19th 2014, 6:22 PM 20,214 Views 5 Comments

The blaze is not believed to be suspicious

# blaze - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Gardaí attempt to identify body found in car crash blaze
# Mayo
# Mayo

Gardaí attempt to identify body found in car crash blaze

Sep 27th 2014, 9:32 PM 47,239 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred shortly before 1.30am last night.

# blaze - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California
# Scorched
# Scorched

In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California

Sep 16th 2014, 7:22 PM 9,384 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate.

# blaze - Monday 15 September, 2014

Orange Hall in Donegal completely destroyed by arson attack
# Donegal
# Donegal

Orange Hall in Donegal completely destroyed by arson attack

Sep 15th 2014, 5:04 PM 14,112 Views 100 Comments

The fire took place in Newtowncunningham, Co Donegal on Sunday morning.

# blaze - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Mother and two children rescued from Dublin fire
# Blaze
# Blaze

Mother and two children rescued from Dublin fire

Sep 14th 2014, 10:33 AM 20,463 Views 21 Comments

The three were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after the blaze broke out in their apartment.

# blaze - Saturday 13 September, 2014

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze
# Manchester
# Manchester

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze

Sep 13th 2014, 11:46 AM 8,090 Views 41 Comments

The fire claimed the lives of 53 animals and a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with it.

# blaze - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone

Sep 10th 2014, 8:37 AM 6,414 Views 0 Comments

The blaze broke out a house in The Batteries shortly after 9pm.

Firefighters tackle overnight blaze in Temple Bar
# Dublin
# Dublin

Firefighters tackle overnight blaze in Temple Bar

Sep 10th 2014, 7:52 AM 42,018 Views 48 Comments

The fire was at a disused building next to Oliver St. John Gogarty’s pub. There are no reports of injuries.

# blaze - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Six-storey apartment block evacuated over fire
# Limerick
# Limerick

Six-storey apartment block evacuated over fire

Sep 6th 2014, 10:53 AM 11,100 Views 2 Comments

The blaze broke out at around 10pm last night.

# blaze - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Family escape blaze in Dublin suburb, one person hospitalised
# Fire
# Fire

Family escape blaze in Dublin suburb, one person hospitalised

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 17,718 Views 3 Comments

Three fire engines attended the scene.

# blaze - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home

Aug 30th 2014, 3:10 PM 11,282 Views 5 Comments

Two girls were said to have been on the roof of the building, but no one was injured.

# blaze - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Drogheda fire
# Blaze
# Blaze

Woman arrested in connection with Drogheda fire

Aug 17th 2014, 7:32 PM 10,925 Views 0 Comments

Three men arrested yesterday have been released without charge.

# blaze - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden

Aug 6th 2014, 9:22 AM 10,192 Views 4 Comments

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

# blaze - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door'
# Deep Discussion
# Deep Discussion

Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door'

Jul 16th 2014, 10:03 AM 7,619 Views 8 Comments

Geraldine Foy is a researcher for Stardust campaigners and has been in contact with Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s department.

# blaze - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire
# Ah Well
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Well

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire

Jun 14th 2014, 8:31 PM 34,429 Views 17 Comments

Please don’t actually set your mansion on fire.

# blaze - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Elderly man dies in Galway house fire
# Ros Muc
# Ros Muc

Elderly man dies in Galway house fire

Jun 3rd 2014, 12:07 PM 7,219 Views 4 Comments

Emergency services were called to the scene in Ros Muc just before midnight last night.

# blaze - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly
# South Korea
# South Korea

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly

May 28th 2014, 8:33 AM 7,779 Views 5 Comments

Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.

# blaze - Friday 23 May, 2014

Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building
# In Flames
# In Flames

Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building

May 23rd 2014, 5:44 PM 7,169 Views 9 Comments

There are no injuries reported as firefighters continue to douse the flames on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building.

# blaze - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation
# Fire
# Fire

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation

May 21st 2014, 1:57 PM 4,354 Views 14 Comments

The families described the handling of the incident as an “open political sore”.

# blaze - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign
# Fatal Blaze
# Fatal Blaze

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign

May 13th 2014, 7:20 AM 6,514 Views 12 Comments

The families also are aggrieved with the Tánaiste over a meeting they had with him.

# blaze - Friday 2 May, 2014

More than 30 killed in 'criminal' fire in Ukraine
# Blaze
# Blaze

More than 30 killed in 'criminal' fire in Ukraine

May 2nd 2014, 9:17 PM 7,900 Views 87 Comments

It was reported earlier that 38 people were killed, it’s now been revised down to 31.

# blaze - Monday 28 April, 2014

More than 4,000 pigs die in fire at farm in Northern Ireland
# Blaze
# Blaze

More than 4,000 pigs die in fire at farm in Northern Ireland

Apr 28th 2014, 10:38 PM 21,308 Views 58 Comments

Police are investigating the cause of the blaze.

Woman (50s) dies in house fire in Clare
# Clare
# Clare

Woman (50s) dies in house fire in Clare

Apr 28th 2014, 2:25 PM 10,516 Views 0 Comments

She is understood to have been alone in the house at the time.