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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Fire Brigade

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Fire breaks out on 17th floor of east London high-rise block
Twenty fire engines and 125 firefighters are at the scene, and a 64m ladder is being used.
Firefighter hospitalised following crash while responding to Meath incident
The heavily damaged fire brigade truck was left on its side following the crash.
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Man taken to hospital as firefighters extinguish flames at Masonic Lodge in Dublin
Firefighters, gardaí and an ambulance attended the scene on Molesworth Street this evening.
Pedestrian killed in Co Cork bus crash named as local priest Fr Con Cronin
Gardaí have said they are investigating whether the driver may have suffered a medical emergency.
Firefighters tackle blaze at Vicar Street venue in Dublin
The fire has been brought under control and gardaí said no injuries have been reported.
Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.
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.
Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre
Several units from around Cork City are in attendance.
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.
'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.
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 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.
'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.
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.
Investigation launched into fire at apartment block in Waterford
No one was present in the premises at the time of the fire.
'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.
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.
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 breaks out at former Revenue Commissioners' offices in Cork city
The fire broke out on the seventh floor of the building.
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.
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.
Damastown locals advised to keep windows closed after industrial fire breaks out
The fire broke out in the industrial area this morning.
Historic Kildare pub badly damaged in overnight fire
The Village Inn is reputed as the place where Arthur Guinness brewed his first beer.
The Limerick Fire Brigade came across a group of ducklings in the city and released them back into the wild
And had all the puns too.
Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night
Dublin Fire Brigade received over 20 calls reporting the incident.
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.
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.
Four fire units tackle blaze at house in south Dublin
Three engines and a hydraulic platform were used to bring the fire under control.
Victims of Clondalkin fire named as death toll reaches four
Another woman remains in critical condition in hospital.
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.
'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.”
Woman rescued from River Liffey at Wood Quay
The woman was spotted in the water just after 12.30 pm.
'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.
Dublin Fire Brigade has received over 100 callouts since noon
The fire brigade has also urged all pet owners to bring their animals inside.
'You should know where your children are'
Fire officer urges parents to make sure their children don’t cause trouble this Halloween.
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.
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.
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.
Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house
It was charging overnight – thankfully a smoke alarm alerted the household.
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.