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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: -3°C

# Emergency Response

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# Emergency Response
Wildfires now under control in Killarney National Park, as Mourne Mountain fire operations begin to wind down
The Taoiseach said the Kerry blaze has caused “devastating” damage.
The Taoiseach said the Kerry blaze has caused “devastating” damage.
Thousands of acres of the national park were engulfed in flames.
In the Mourne Mountains, firefighting operations are being wound down.
# Ennis
Emergency services dealing with chemical incident in Co Clare
Fire service received a call to the River Lodge Health and Fitness centre at 6.30am.
# Emergency Response
Armed gardaí rush to 'robbery' only to find TY students making a film
The incident happened on Wednesday evening.
# Emergency Response
"Simply appalling": Criticism of 20% car insurance hike for first responders
Aviva: “The question is: who is responsible in the event of a first responder volunteer having an accident with a tragic outcome?”
# Emergency Response
"My son fell in with the gorilla"- Police release mother's frantic 911 call from Cincinnati Zoo
No decision has yet been made on whether charges are to be brought against the mother.
# Emergency Response
How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people
Tests from the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team will help shape EU regulations.
# Emergency Response
The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon
Here’s where they’ll be…
# Your Say
Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services?
A report yesterday criticised response times and the fleet’s age.
# Roads
Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days
Rescue services call for warning signs to alert motorists to ice and snow-laden roads over Sally Gap.
# New York
Inquiry into overpricing in New York in aftermath of storm Sandy
The state’s attorney general is investigating alleged price gouging as the cost of petrol and emergency supplies rose in the aftermath of the storm last week.
# bright sparks
Read Me: Why we've put lifesaving technology in an 1814 lighthouse
Robin Blandford explains why putting his emergency response team software company into another lifesaving location couldn’t be more appropriate.
# Emergency
Irish aid arrives in Philippines after Typhoon Washi
The tents and blankets were sent in the wake of the devastating typhoon which killed over 1,000 earlier this month.
# Restaurants Closed
Restaurants closed over gas fears
Two premises in the North have been closed by inspectors checking the safety of gas appliances in the area.