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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Fire Service

All time
# Limerick
Electrical device may have caused fire that caused partial evacuation of hospital
Investigations are now under way into the cause of the fire, which led to the evacuation of fourteen patients from the facility last night.
# Fire Service
Applicants for Dublin Fire Brigade were asked if they’re gay or straight
The Public Appointments Service says it’s a standard procedure, and helps them monitor equality across the public service.
# Arson
Five diggers set on fire in Down arson attack
The cabs of all five vehicles were destroyed in the incident, police have said.
# Fire
Fire service called to chemical fire at Trinity College lab
Ten units of the Dublin Fire Brigade attended the incident which has now been brought under control.
# Fire
Pics: Camden Street reopened after earlier fire disruption
Five fire engines were on the scene as the busy Dublin street was partially closed off this morning.
# Crash
Car overturns in M50 collision
It is understood that two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
# Fire
Three children, two adults hospitalised after Dublin flat fire
The five people in the apartment at the time were treated for smoke inhalation.
# Emergency
How would Ireland’s hospitals cope with a mass casualty incident?
We have a major emergency plan for serious incidents, so let’s see how it would work.
# Fire
VIDEOS: A day in the life of the Dublin Airport Fire Service
Training, bird scaring and speeding across the runway for an emergency callout – there’s never a dull moment at the DAA fire station.
# lifesavers
19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport
One 85-year-old man and his family return to thank crew for saving his life after a cardiac arrest last September.
# Dublin
Investigation into fire at St Maur's church, Rush
Gardaí are to investigate the cause of the fire, which broke out early this morning.
# Fire
Meath: Fire service on way to truck blaze on M3
Disruptions on the M3 are expected as the fire service tackles the blaze in a bin truck.
# emergency workers
Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers
Fianna Fáil proposed legislation will call for a crackdown on those convicted of assaulting or threatening an emergency worker in the line of duty.
# fire safety week
Significant drop in fire fatalities in 2012
As part of Fire Safety Week 2012, the fire service are urging people to remain fire safety conscious.
Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’
Mary Murray, wife of one of the Bray fire men who lost their lives in a blaze five years ago says men who risk their lives are heroes.
# Fire
Elderly man dies in Dublin house fire
The fire broke out in Artane on the northside of Dublin at around 9 o’clock this morning.
# Deaths
Two bodies discovered in burnt-out car in Louth
The bodies were discovered when firefighters were called to extinguish a blaze at a car in Louth.
# Fire
Half of popular Portumna hotel destroyed in fire
Management hope to rebuild Shannon Oaks Hotel which was badly damaged by lunchtime blaze yesterday.
# Fire
Fire spreads from skip to house on Morehampton Road
No one was reported injured in the fire.
# Saved
Man jumps into Liffey to save pet rabbit
Eyewitnesses say that another man threw the pet into the river at O’Connell Bridge….
# Wicklow Fire
Foul play ruled out in fire query
Wicklow fire scene examined by forensic experts.