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#Emergency Services

# emergency-services - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Toxic fumes coming from large fire at Dundalk premises

It’s understood that the premises is a towing company and a large number of cars were at the scene of the blaze.

# emergency-services - Monday 20 February, 2017

Gardaí are still searching for gun after man dies in shooting

Gardaí were called to the scene at about 8.30pm last night.

# emergency-services - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Emergency services called to house fire, discover cannabis grow house

A man in his 70s was arrested and a second man is sought after escaping through the rear of the property.

# emergency-services - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Man who came to aid of crash victim has own car cut to pieces by emergency services

Paul Egan’s car was destroyed in the process, but now a fundraising campaign has been set up to aid his compensation.

# emergency-services - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Two separate multi-vehicle crashes on N25 just 15 minutes apart

No serious injuries have been reported.

# emergency-services - Thursday 29 September, 2016

"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-services - Friday 9 September, 2016

Post-mortem taking place on body of man found at Lower Glanmire Road

The man was found injured, and later died.

# emergency-services - Monday 22 August, 2016

Mother suspected of killing her four children in Japan

Police are questioning a 41-year-old woman over the deaths which included a girl as young as three

# emergency-services - Monday 8 August, 2016

Man dies in Cork construction site accident

Two other men were also injured in the incident.

# emergency-services - Friday 5 August, 2016

Cargo plane overshoots runway and skids into road at Milan airport

No one was injured, according to officials.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Body of security guard found at Navan Retail Park after suspected workplace accident

The body was discovered this morning.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Nearby houses evacuated as emergency services battle fire at school in Cork

No injuries have been reported as a result of the fire.

# emergency-services - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway

Both bodies have been taken University Hospital Galway where post mortem examinations will be carried out.

# emergency-services - Monday 23 May, 2016

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

# emergency-services - Friday 20 May, 2016

Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee

The accident occurred earlier today. The woman stayed with the child until emergency services arrived.

# emergency-services - Thursday 7 April, 2016

# emergency-services - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident

The accident happened at an Easter event in Essex yesterday afternoon.

# emergency-services - Monday 21 March, 2016

4 teenagers rescued after getting stranded on River Shannon

The four became disorientated while out walking.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Two women hospitalised after Kildare crash

Emergency services also dealt with a crash in Finglas.

# emergency-services - Monday 1 February, 2016

Major delays from Heuston Station as male teenager hit on rail line in Co Kildare

The teenage boy was hit by a train on the western line at Newbridge just before 4pm this afternoon.

# emergency-services - Monday 11 January, 2016

Two men killed in Monaghan crash this morning

Crashes have been reported in Kerry, Wicklow, Mayo and Monaghan this morning.

# emergency-services - Monday 30 November, 2015

Woman in her 70s dies in Cavan house fire

The fire was reported on Church Street in the town this afternoon.

# emergency-services - Friday 4 September, 2015

Gardaí no longer treating death of man in Tallaght as murder

A number of men were involved in a row and when gardaí arrived they discovered Karl Holmes unconscious on the ground.

# emergency-services - Saturday 29 August, 2015

600 emergency services workers to parade through the streets of Dublin

If you’re looking for a bit of family fun next weekend your little ones will have the chance to sit in a fire truck or squad car.

# emergency-services - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

911 caller told to "deal with it yourself" after teenage friend shot New Mexico This post contains videos

911 caller told to "deal with it yourself" after teenage friend shot

The victim later died and the dispatcher has resigned.

# emergency-services - Monday 13 July, 2015

'When you respond to accidents, you know how badly blood donations are needed' Summer Drought This post contains images

'When you respond to accidents, you know how badly blood donations are needed'

Emergency services have issued an appeal for more people to donate blood.

# emergency-services - Friday 22 May, 2015

Elderly man killed after being hit by truck near Dublin Airport

It happened just after 1 o’clock this afternoon.

# emergency-services - Thursday 23 April, 2015

A woman fell into this giant hole that opened 'like a trapdoor' in the street

The woman was shaken – but not seriously injured – in the incident.

# emergency-services - Monday 16 February, 2015

Young boy aged 4 injured in five-vehicle crash in Cork

The incident occurred on the N20 at Glencaum, Crenagh.

# emergency-services - Friday 23 January, 2015

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise

There are significant delays as a result.

# emergency-services - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Five car collision on M7 between Naas and Newbridge

Drivers are warned to take care.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Woman in her 70s dies in house fire

A post-mortem is due to take place this morning.

# emergency-services - Thursday 25 December, 2014

The Firefighter: 'It's never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting'

Those of us with kids will rise early to see if Santa came to visit, have some breakfast, exchange gifts and then wish our loved ones a Happy Christmas as we leave for work.

# emergency-services - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Little boys call 911 to talk to Santa, get a visit from police instead Are You There Santa

# emergency-services - Thursday 20 November, 2014

'Ghoulish and distasteful': Emergency services ask public to stop taking photos at crash scenes

An “astounding” number of people tried to photograph an incident yesterday in which a two-year-old girl was killed.

# emergency-services - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Guy gets hand stuck in teapot, has to be rescued by firefighters I'm A Little...

Guy gets hand stuck in teapot, has to be rescued by firefighters

Oh, the mortification.

# emergency-services - Saturday 1 November, 2014

A man in his 40s has died in a house fire in Co Donegal

Gardaí are investigating.

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

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

# emergency-services - Friday 31 October, 2014

Smoke from large fire in north Dublin close to airport flight path

Emergency services have attended dozens of incidents this evening.

# emergency-services - Friday 3 October, 2014

Collision blocks right lanes on M50 southbound

Emergency services are removing the vehicle.