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#Blaze

# blaze - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire
# Headford
# Headford

63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire

Apr 15th 2014, 2:24 PM 8,022 Views 0 Comments

His brother, who was also in the house at the time, escaped without serious injury.

# blaze - Friday 7 March, 2014

78-year-old woman killed in Mayo house fire
# Fire
# Fire

78-year-old woman killed in Mayo house fire

Mar 7th 2014, 5:47 PM 9,296 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí said they are now investigating the circumstances of the blaze.

# blaze - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Two killed in fire at Co Galway flats complex
# Gort
# Gort

Two killed in fire at Co Galway flats complex

Mar 6th 2014, 8:18 AM 11,944 Views 3 Comments

A man aged 38 and second person who has not yet been identified were killed in the overnight blaze in Gort, Co Galway.

# blaze - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man's body found in fire at Louth coffin makers
# Blaze
# Blaze

Man's body found in fire at Louth coffin makers

Mar 4th 2014, 7:35 AM 14,827 Views 19 Comments

The fire broke out at the coffin makers in Ardee last night.

# blaze - Monday 3 March, 2014

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth
# Fire
# Fire

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:54 PM 21,351 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí said there have been no reports of injuries and the incident is still ongoing.

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs
# Fatal Blaze
# Fatal Blaze

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs

Mar 3rd 2014, 1:17 PM 11,303 Views 15 Comments

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

# blaze - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion
# Blaze
# Blaze

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion

Feb 25th 2014, 8:55 AM 13,793 Views 0 Comments

A fire broke out at around 4am in a quiet residential road in Baldoyle, north Dublin.

Four people hospitalised after house fire in Dublin
# Blaze
# Blaze

Four people hospitalised after house fire in Dublin

Feb 25th 2014, 8:37 AM 11,027 Views 9 Comments

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

# blaze - Monday 24 February, 2014

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze
# Fatal Blaze
# Fatal Blaze

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze

Feb 24th 2014, 5:02 PM 7,801 Views 36 Comments

They said they are “hopeful” about the meeting.

# blaze - Monday 17 February, 2014

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families
# Campaign
# Campaign

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families

Feb 17th 2014, 10:01 PM 5,630 Views 7 Comments

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

# blaze - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh
# Blaze
# Blaze

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh

Feb 11th 2014, 2:06 PM 17,646 Views 11 Comments

The deceased was based out of Lurgan Fire Station.

# blaze - Monday 3 February, 2014

Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire
# Blaze
# Blaze

Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire

Feb 3rd 2014, 8:20 AM 8,886 Views 2 Comments

The house was extensively damaged in the blaze on Saturday.

# blaze - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight
# Blaze
# Blaze

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight

Feb 1st 2014, 8:09 AM 10,053 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí said the house was extensively damaged in the blaze.

# blaze - Thursday 30 January, 2014

It's over: Blaze at Ballymount recycling plant extinguished after five days
# Inferno
# Inferno

It's over: Blaze at Ballymount recycling plant extinguished after five days

Jan 30th 2014, 8:07 AM 6,858 Views 10 Comments

It has prompted a government review of the storage of toxic materials near homes.

# blaze - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed
# Catch Up
# Catch Up

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed

Jan 28th 2014, 9:44 AM 8,369 Views 1 Comment

The fire at the Oxigen recycling plant forced the main parcel depot to close yesterday as a result of heavy smoke.

# blaze - Monday 27 January, 2014

Fire units to remain at Ballymount industrial estate fire for a number of days
# Blaze
# Blaze

Fire units to remain at Ballymount industrial estate fire for a number of days

Jan 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 10,096 Views 13 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade state that the fire has been brought under control.

# blaze - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Ballymount blaze rated a ‘Category 1′ incident by EPA
# Oxigen Plant
# Oxigen Plant

Ballymount blaze rated a ‘Category 1′ incident by EPA

Jan 26th 2014, 7:15 PM 40,535 Views 47 Comments

The fire at the Oxigen plant in west Dublin is still burning. It could be tomorrow before the all clear is given…

# blaze - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Ballymount industrial estate fire could burn for rest of weekend
# Dublin
# Dublin

Ballymount industrial estate fire could burn for rest of weekend

Jan 25th 2014, 9:09 PM 70,120 Views 108 Comments

Locals are being warned to keep windows and doors closed due to the toxicity of burning material.

# blaze - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly
# Canada
# Canada

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly

Jan 23rd 2014, 10:48 PM 16,706 Views 4 Comments

The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.

# blaze - Monday 13 January, 2014

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes

Jan 13th 2014, 7:26 PM 11,511 Views 10 Comments

The fire follows from other devastating fires last year.

# blaze - Friday 3 January, 2014

Two women in their 20s die in Donegal house fire
# Blaze
# Blaze

Two women in their 20s die in Donegal house fire

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:28 PM 28,724 Views 13 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the blaze when a man who was in the house managed to escape and raise the alarm at approximately 11am.

# blaze - Friday 20 December, 2013

Major blaze at Santry industrial estate brought under control
# Dublin
# Dublin

Major blaze at Santry industrial estate brought under control

Dec 20th 2013, 10:27 PM 38,245 Views 31 Comments

The blaze broke out close to the Omni Centre shortly before 5pm. There are no reports of any injuries.

# blaze - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Girl, 17, arrested over Phoenix Park murder
# Blaze
# Blaze

Girl, 17, arrested over Phoenix Park murder

Dec 3rd 2013, 9:14 AM 19,646 Views 0 Comments

She is being questioned under the Criminal Justice Act in Blanchardstown garda station.

# blaze - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Dublin's popular Izakaya restaurant to reopen after blaze
# Izakaya
# Izakaya

Dublin's popular Izakaya restaurant to reopen after blaze

Nov 21st 2013, 8:30 PM 13,488 Views 15 Comments

There was an electrical fire in the basement of the building earlier this month, causing significant damage.

# blaze - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

‘All clear’ given following blaze near Broadstone Bus Depot
# Phibsboro
# Phibsboro

‘All clear’ given following blaze near Broadstone Bus Depot

Nov 5th 2013, 11:35 AM 8,653 Views 6 Comments

Dublin City Council’s ‘Dangerous Buildings Unit’ are due to inspect the building.

# blaze - Friday 1 November, 2013

Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze

Nov 1st 2013, 10:15 PM 26,751 Views 60 Comments

Children lined the stairwell of the flats with more than 40 wooden pallets they collected for a bonfire.

# blaze - Saturday 26 October, 2013

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’
# Fire Service
# Fire Service

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

Oct 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,906 Views 10 Comments

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

# blaze - Friday 25 October, 2013

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths
# Courts
# Courts

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths

Oct 25th 2013, 8:25 AM 9,931 Views 32 Comments

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007.

# blaze - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort
# Bushfires
# Bushfires

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:51 AM 4,120 Views 8 Comments

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

# blaze - Monday 21 October, 2013

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts
# Australia
# Australia

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Oct 21st 2013, 7:23 AM 7,685 Views 22 Comments

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

# blaze - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Over 350 evacuated from luxury Kilkenny hotel after fire alert
# Lyrath Hotel
# Lyrath Hotel

Over 350 evacuated from luxury Kilkenny hotel after fire alert

Oct 10th 2013, 2:27 PM 15,547 Views 16 Comments

The fire was spotted in the hotel’s spa & sauna area at around 10am.

# blaze - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Fire services fight massive blaze in Coolock
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Fire services fight massive blaze in Coolock

Oct 9th 2013, 7:56 AM 14,397 Views 22 Comments

The fire is still ongoing and one unit of the Dublin Fire Brigade is still at the scene.

# blaze - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Nine-year-old child and elderly woman die in house fire in Wexford
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Nine-year-old child and elderly woman die in house fire in Wexford

Sep 14th 2013, 10:16 AM 12,745 Views 26 Comments

A man was also recovered from the scene and was taken to hospital in Dublin.

# blaze - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

California wildfire continues to blaze - and can be seen from space
# California
# California

California wildfire continues to blaze - and can be seen from space

Aug 27th 2013, 11:15 AM 6,554 Views 10 Comments

The cause has not been determined for the fire, but fire officials have expressed optimism about the situation.

# blaze - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Photos: Firefighters battle blaze near Yosemite National Park
# California
# California

Photos: Firefighters battle blaze near Yosemite National Park

Aug 25th 2013, 11:13 AM 5,870 Views 26 Comments

The fire, which broke out almost a week ago, is still only five per cent contained.

# blaze - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Firefighters tackle blaze at storage factory in Waterford
# Fire
# Fire

Firefighters tackle blaze at storage factory in Waterford

Aug 21st 2013, 3:24 PM 5,241 Views 10 Comments

Eight fire units and five garda units are at the scene at Belview Port in Waterford.

# blaze - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Huge fire closes Nairobi international airport
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Huge fire closes Nairobi international airport

Aug 7th 2013, 7:43 AM 6,387 Views 6 Comments

No casualties have been reported at the Kenyan transport hub.

# blaze - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Dramatic-looking fire at Killiney Hill not thought to be serious
# Blaze
# Blaze

Dramatic-looking fire at Killiney Hill not thought to be serious

Jul 10th 2013, 3:13 PM 11,853 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade say they haven’t dispatched any units to the scene, and that it may be a low-level gorse fire.

# blaze - Monday 1 July, 2013

Over 150 firefighters tackle blaze in plastic factory
# Blaze
# Blaze

Over 150 firefighters tackle blaze in plastic factory

Jul 1st 2013, 9:09 AM 9,257 Views 8 Comments

Around 100,000 tonnes of material on fire at recycling plant in Smethwick, England.

# blaze - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120
# Fire Tragedy
# Fire Tragedy

Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120

Jun 4th 2013, 9:16 AM 2,593 Views 10 Comments

300 people were working at the factory when the fire broke out. A senior official at the company is being questioned.