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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Fire Warning

This year
'High risk' orange forest fire warning in place until Saturday evening
Forest owners and managers have been advised to prepare for ‘likely outbreaks of fire’.
Last year
High risk of forest fires as orange level warning issued by Department of Agriculture
A Condition Yellow warning was in place from Monday but has since been upgraded.
All time
Close the doors at bedtime - or this could happen to your house
Dublin Fire Brigade also warned about never being too sure that a fire is out.
Minister warns of risk of more land and forest fires
High to extreme risk conditions for fire will persist until the coming weekend at least, according to Met Éireann’s fire weather index.
Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service
Dorset firefighters say they tackled a bedroom fire on Monday believed to have been sparked by mirror-reflected sunlight.