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# fire-brigade - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin

Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.

# fire-brigade - Monday 18 November, 2019

Roads affected by burst water main in Cork city will be closed for 'at least' one or two days

The water main burst earlier today in the northside of the city.

# fire-brigade - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre

Several units from around Cork City are in attendance.

# fire-brigade - Friday 7 June, 2019

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses

Gardaí said at this stage in the investigation it is not believed the fires are linked.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day speaks to some of those who’ll be getting up to go to work today, and how Christmas is for them.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Cars driven onto bonfires and firework injuries: Dublin Fire Brigade received 900 calls last night

A full fleet of over 100 firefighters were out to cope with the callouts on one of the busiest night of the year.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Fire rages at city building formerly owned by the Limerick Leader newspaper

The building is located a few yards from the offices of the local newspaper.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'We're just going non-stop': Fire call-outs increase 100% in parts of the country following recent dry spell

While most have been enjoying the heatwave in recent weeks, it has had unexpected side-effects for emergency services.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning to stay away from skip blazes after fire by O'Connell Bridge

It was set alight around 9pm this evening.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Investigation launched into fire at apartment block in Waterford

No one was present in the premises at the time of the fire.

# fire-brigade - Friday 2 March, 2018

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

# fire-brigade - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment

There have been a number of reports over the years of this equipment failing and the representative association Ifesa took legal action to suspend their use.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Fire breaks out at former Revenue Commissioners' offices in Cork city

The fire broke out on the seventh floor of the building.

# fire-brigade - Friday 1 September, 2017

Don't be alarmed, it is just a drill: Dublin Fire Brigade out on Henry Street today

Firefighters conducted a training exercise outside the Ilac Shopping Centre today.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Firefighters bring massive fire at derelict Cork city building under control

St Kevins is a 200-year-old red-bricked building located on a hill overlooking Cork city.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Damastown locals advised to keep windows closed after industrial fire breaks out

The fire broke out in the industrial area this morning.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Historic Kildare pub badly damaged in overnight fire

The Village Inn is reputed as the place where Arthur Guinness brewed his first beer.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Limerick Fire Brigade came across a group of ducklings in the city and released them back into the wild Wonderful Scenes

# fire-brigade - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night

Dublin Fire Brigade received over 20 calls reporting the incident.

# fire-brigade - Monday 8 May, 2017

Thousands of acres of Irish forest at 'major risk of destruction'

The high temperatures of the past weekend have left Irish firefighters under pressure as many gorse fires broke out across the country.

# fire-brigade - Friday 14 April, 2017

Gorse fires blaze at Mosney as fire brigade warns public to be careful

Dublin Fire Brigade and Louth Fire Service both were called into fight yesterday’s fire.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Four fire units tackle blaze at house in south Dublin

Three engines and a hydraulic platform were used to bring the fire under control.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Victims of Clondalkin fire named as death toll reaches four

Another woman remains in critical condition in hospital.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire

Dublin Fire Brigade worked with the ESB to make the scene safe a short time ago.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'It’s like being part of a football team': 10 months of Carraroe's first fire station

“Someone from the crew knew someone involved in nearly all of the incidents – that’s the toughest part of the job.”

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Woman rescued from River Liffey at Wood Quay

The woman was spotted in the water just after 12.30 pm.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'We all could have died if it was not for the bravest garda I have ever seen in my life'

A man who lost his home in the Clongriffin fire tells of the devastation at the apartment complex.

# fire-brigade - Monday 31 October, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade has received over 100 callouts since noon

The fire brigade has also urged all pet owners to bring their animals inside.

# fire-brigade - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'You should know where your children are'

Fire officer urges parents to make sure their children don’t cause trouble this Halloween.

# fire-brigade - Friday 28 October, 2016

Ex-fireman who had sex with Transition Year pupil has sentence cut to two years

58-year-old Ron Tulie carried on a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl after giving a fire safety course at her school.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Gardaí tell walkers to avoid Bray Head and cliff walk due to fire Blaze This post contains videos

Gardaí tell walkers to avoid Bray Head and cliff walk due to fire

This is the second time in a week fire crews have had to deal with a fire on Bray Head.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Firefighters battle blaze after car crashes into gate lodge at Dunsink Observatory

Three units of Dublin Fire Brigade responded to the blaze at the grounds of the landmark building.

# fire-brigade - Friday 24 June, 2016

Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house

It was charging overnight – thankfully a smoke alarm alerted the household.

# fire-brigade - Sunday 15 May, 2016

At least 20 injured after double-decker bus crashes into shop in London

The bus struck the shop in Harlsden, north west London, at about 2pm this afternoon.

# fire-brigade - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Gardaí investigating after Limerick firefighters attacked at bonfire

No firefighters required medical attention following the incident.

# fire-brigade - Monday 25 April, 2016

200 businesses and homes left without electricity after fire in Dublin city centre

Power is not expected to return until 10pm tonight.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade were called to a fire at a disused cigarette factory

And a diesel fire in Marino.

# fire-brigade - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Watch Casper the cat get rescued from the Liffey by the Dublin Fire Brigade Home Safe

Watch Casper the cat get rescued from the Liffey by the Dublin Fire Brigade

They went out on a little boat to get him.

# fire-brigade - Thursday 7 January, 2016

One person hospitalised after collision between car and Luas

The incident happened shortly after 5pm yesterday evening.

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