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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 6 August, 2020


# fire - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Wildfire in California mountains was caused by malfunctioning diesel vehicle, officials say

The blaze has consumed more than 41 square miles of dry brush and timber since it broke out.

# fire - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Derailed train causes huge fire and bridge collapse in Arizona

The incident occurred in Phoenix.

Emergency services in Derry battle large fire visible across the city

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service are attending the scene.

# fire - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Two children survive three-storey drop during escape from apartment fire in France

The brothers were unharmed by the fall but might have suffered from smoke inhalation.

# fire - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Man questioned as part of arson investigation into French cathedral fire

The fire brought back memories of the devastating blaze in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris last year.

# fire - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Arson inquiry launched as French firefighters battle blaze in Nantes cathedral

The fire brought back memories of the devastating blaze in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris last year.

# fire - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames

Some 1.15 million hectares of forest have been burnt.

# fire - Friday 10 July, 2020

Notre Dame cathedral to be rebuilt as it looked before fire last year

To stay historically accurate, it will again be built with potentially toxic lead.

# fire - Sunday 5 July, 2020

'Appalling': Local TD condemns suspected arson attack in Dundalk

The house, in Clontygora Court, caught fire at around 3.35am this morning.

# fire - Friday 3 July, 2020

41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey

Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.

# fire - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Firefighters and gardaí at scene of car on fire at Carrickmines Retail Park

Gardaí have confirmed that no injuries have been reported.

# fire - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Firefighters battle gorse fire in Louth overnight

Onlookers were asked to disperse last night as fire crews focused on protecting homes in the area.

# fire - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Gardaí launch investigation after two men die in Dublin house fire

The bodies of two men were discovered in a house in Drimnagh.

# fire - Sunday 17 May, 2020

11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles US

11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles

The significant explosion” occurred at around 6.30pm local time on Saturday.

# fire - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Firefighters battle large blaze in north Dublin with smoke visible city wide

Four fire engines are at the scene just off the M50 at Ballymun.

# fire - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

No injuries as another fire at historic building in north Dublin brought under control

More than 20 firefighters from a number of stations attended the scene.

# fire - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Man due in court over 2018 house fire which resulted in death of 44-year-old man

The fire occurred at Oakland’s Terrace, Rathgar at around 3am on Tuesday 21 August 2018.

# fire - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Hundreds of firefighters have been battling several forest fires around Chernobyl for the past 10 days.

# fire - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Two people hospitalised following domestic fire in Wicklow

The blaze happened at a property in Bray at around 6.35pm last night.

# fire - Monday 30 March, 2020

Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park

The fire took a number of hours to bring under control last night.

# fire - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex

Four people were taken to hospital, three adults and one child.

# fire - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 Home of Ryder Cup winning captain Davis Love III burns to the ground Fire

Home of Ryder Cup winning captain Davis Love III burns to the ground

The 55-year-old and his family were not injured in the early morning blaze, fortunately.

# fire - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight

Gardaí said no injuries were reported in the incident.

Two men in their 40s and 50s found dead following house fire in Meath

Two other occupants of the house were uninjured.

# fire - Friday 28 February, 2020

Fire breaks out near Paris train station after protests led to violence

Police on Twitter told people to avoid the area.

# fire - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Whirlpool recalls more models of Hotpoint washing machines amid fire concerns

An issue has been identified with the door lock system on affected models.

# fire - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Gardaí investigating suspected criminal damage after fire breaks out at property in Athboy

It is understood the fire took place at the former O’Growney National School.

# fire - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Firefighters rescue man by ladder as he attempts to flee burning high-rise building in LA

Seven people, including a three-month-old child, were taken to hospital after the incident.

# fire - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Gardaí investigating after man (40s) dies in fire at apartment in Cavan town

The fire broke out at an apartment off Main Street shortly before 8pm last night.

# fire - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Firefighters bring large blaze at Dublin house under control

No injuries were reported but there was extensive damage to the property.

# fire - Sunday 19 January, 2020

'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs

An audit last year found potential fire safety deficiencies that could cost owners up to €14,000 each to repair.

# fire - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Gardaí investigate fire that 'destroyed' Meath councillor's office

Sharon Keoghan said her office is adjoined to apartments and the fire “could have been devastating for so many people”.

# fire - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry

The fire began shortly before 7pm.

# fire - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze

More than 30 animals were killed in the fire.

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates

High temperatures and strong winds are expected to return this weekend, making conditions worse.

# fire - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo

Local media reported that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have started the blaze.

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

# fire - Monday 30 December, 2019

Cancer patient dies in Romania after being set on fire during surgery

The pancreatic cancer patient died yesterday after suffering burns to 40% of her body.

# fire - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare

Several other vehicles were also damaged in the incident on Friday night.

# fire - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Man (35) appears in court charged in relation to house fire at Navan estate

Two adjoining houses were evacuated after the blaze broke out yesterday morning – no one was injured.

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