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# Dublin Fire Brigade

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Emergency services attend seven-vehicle collision on M50
Gardaí said they have not received reports of any injuries.
Last month
November 2023
Dublin Fire Brigade received one call every 70 seconds on Halloween night
In one instance, firefighters from Tallaght were called out to extinguish a car on fire.
This year
Dublin City Council calls on citizens to report stockpiling for Halloween bonfires
The council says it wants to promote a safe season, reminding citizens that any and all bonfires are illegal.
Fire engines released from scene as car park fire brought under control in Dublin City
It is understood a tram that was close to the incident had to be evacuated.
M50 northbound lanes re-open having been closed due to a five vehicle collision
Transport Infrastructure Ireland said that ‘heavy congestion on M50 after J13 Northbound is clearing as speak’.
Man rescued from foot of Howth cliffs after falling and being stranded for almost 24 hours
After an advanced paramedic from Dublin Fire Brigade had assessed the man’s injuries, it was decided to take him by sea to an ambulance.
Two Gardaí hospitalised after Clondalkin house fire
A woman in her 50s was also taken to hospital.
Dublin Fire Brigade at scene of industrial unit fire in Tallaght
Local residents have been advised to close their windows and doors.
Dublin firefighters highlight long delays over promised risk assessment software
The software would provide more information about any potential risks associated with a building that is on fire.
Residents evacuated from Clontarf due to flooding caused by heavy rain
Dublin Fire Brigade have stated that firefighters from North Strand and Phibsborough fire stations were called to help
Fire fighters 'identifying hotspots' of industrial unit fire on Dublin's Kylemore Road
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination.
Michelin-star Dublin restaurant hit by fire at new premises
Gardaí confirmed that there were no injuries reported.
Dublin apartment owners who face a €68,000 fire defects bill seek answers from Housing Minister
Owners of the apartments from Parkwest said the Housing Minister “made promises” to establish an emergency fund for the buildings.
Fire at Blanchardstown high-rise brought under control
The complex is near to the Crown Plaza Hotel.
Dublin Fire Brigade to tell TDs that fire safety will be 'integral' to use of rapid-build homes
Traditional building methods have undergone a vast amount of large-scale testing, an Oireachtas committee will hear today.
High demand for ambulances in Dublin outstripping capacity of fire service, TDs to hear
Dublin Fire Brigade current provide ambulance services in the capital.
Last year
Dublin Fire Brigade received almost 170 calls about Halloween-related fires yesterday
Dublin City Council said there was limited anti-social behaviour towards firefighters and paramedics last night.
Fire crews fight separate blazes in Dublin and West Cork during high temperature warning
A number of fires were reported around the country today.
Man (50s) dies following a house fire in his home in Drumcondra
A number of other people escaped the blaze in the early hours of this morning.
Fire brigade extinguishes blaze at cocktail bar in Dublin 8
Drop Dead Twice, a cocktail bar on Francis Street, has said that no one was hurt.
Owners of Dublin apartments have to pay €500k for fire safety repairs
The Metropolitan Apartments are in Kilmainham, Dublin 8.
Dublin ambulance crisis: Covid surge and non-emergency calls bringing system to standstill
The HSE has asked people to think of other treatement options before calling 999.
Dublin's ambulance service is being stretched to capacity, writes Garreth MacNamee.
A surge in Covid cases has resulted in extra pressure on the system as more paramedics contract the disease.
Non-emergency calls are also taking up precious resources.
Man arrested after fire at Dublin homeless hostel
Six people were injured in the fire in the city centre.
Dublin Fire Brigade agree to new staffing plan to solve long running shortages
Last October, Dublin firefighters balloted for industrial action over the staffing shortages.
'Very high demand' for ambulance services in the Dublin region, HSE says
The health service has said those calling for non-urgent or non-life threatening emergencies “may experience delays”.
All time
Major decrease in fire brigade call outs in Dublin this Halloween
186 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade yesterday, down from over 480 last year.
Emergency operators 'resorted to paper and pen' as result of Dublin Fire Brigade call outage
An outage meant calls had to be diverted to a regional centre that did not have access to the Dublin automated system
Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month
Siptu said firefighters are concerned they will not be able to respond adequately to emergencies.
'The situation has vastly improved': Gorse fires on Howth Head now contained
The fires have burned an area of approximately 65 acres since last month.
Person taken to hospital after car collides with house in Dublin 7
Two fire engines responded to the collision in north Dublin this morning.
'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head
The fire service also attended other fires in Kilbarrack and St Anne’s Park on the northside of the city.
'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate
The fire was extinguished at around midday.
Man (40s) dies in Blanchardstown house fire
Dublin Fire Brigade said two people were safely rescued from the house in the Sheepmore Gardens area.
Most firefighters still unvaccinated as vaccinators wait on more supply
Significant numbers of firefighters are still waiting to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
Dublin Fire Brigade evacuates buildings as it battles large fire at industrial estate
Eight units are currently attending the fire in the Cookstown area.
Fire brigade brings large blaze at Santry warehouse under control
Five fire engines and gardaí attended the scene.
Road blocked after rubbish truck overturns in Liffey Valley
The lorry overturned at Liffey Valley, near the Hermitage, after a crash.
Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire in Dublin Mountains
The fire service said a strong breeze is driving the smoke over a wide area.
Firefighters and gardaí at scene of car on fire at Carrickmines Retail Park
Gardaí have confirmed that no injuries have been reported.
Man due in court after car crashes into Clondalkin shopfront
Dublin Fire Brigade said the vehicle was alight when they arrived on the scene.