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# fire - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Death toll from fire at Taiwan apartment building rises to 46
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Death toll from fire at Taiwan apartment building rises to 46

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 2:15 PM 9,966 Views 4 Comments

The 13-storey building caught fire early today in the city of Kaohsiung.

# fire - Monday 11 October, 2021

Huge fire breaks out at oil facility in southern Lebanon
# Zahrani
# Zahrani

Huge fire breaks out at oil facility in southern Lebanon

Oct 11th 2021, 10:41 AM 11,768 Views 9 Comments

Firefighters are battling the blaze in a giant petrol tanker in the coastal town of Zahrani.

# fire - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Glenisk faces 'uncertain' future following major factory fire
# Offaly
# Offaly

Glenisk faces 'uncertain' future following major factory fire

Sep 28th 2021, 9:16 AM 23,290 Views 13 Comments

The fire broke out at the plant shortly after midday.

# fire - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Explainer: What is happening with the ban on the 'most polluting' solid fuels in homes?
# Smoky Coal
# Smoky Coal

Explainer: What is happening with the ban on the 'most polluting' solid fuels in homes?

Sep 8th 2021, 7:00 PM 22,733 Views 29 Comments

The sale and burning of smoky coal is already banned in many cities and towns.

# fire - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfire in southern France
# Fire
# Fire

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfire in southern France

Updated Aug 17th 2021, 7:19 PM 51,584 Views 9 Comments

France is the latest of a number of Mediterranean countries to be hit by extreme weather and wildfires.

# fire - Thursday 22 July, 2021

California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:01 AM 9,828 Views 3 Comments

Fire officials expect active or extreme fire behaviour tomorrow.

# fire - Friday 16 July, 2021

Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year
# Appeals Court
# Appeals Court

Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year

Jul 16th 2021, 5:46 PM 66,446 Views 0 Comments

The man doused the woman and her children after he set alight petrol he spread in their home.

New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon
# Bootleg Fire
# Bootleg Fire

New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon

Jul 16th 2021, 8:10 AM 9,319 Views 2 Comments

The Bootleg Fire has now torched an area larger than New York City.

# fire - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire
# Arrests
# Arrests

Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire

Jul 11th 2021, 8:20 AM 9,639 Views 7 Comments

At least 52 people died in the blaze, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door.

# fire - Monday 5 July, 2021

Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze

Jul 5th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,544 Views 4 Comments

A storm warning had been issued across a number of counties prior to the fire.

Mud volcano eruption caused explosion in Caspian Sea near oil fields
# Fire
# Fire

Mud volcano eruption caused explosion in Caspian Sea near oil fields

Jul 5th 2021, 5:15 PM 20,311 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services are gauging the environmental fallout of the eruption.

'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
# Lord Of The Rings
# Lord Of The Rings

'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?

Jul 5th 2021, 1:13 PM 35,820 Views 29 Comments

Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.

# fire - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head
# Howth
# Howth

'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:25 AM 17,356 Views 6 Comments

The fire service also attended other fires in Kilbarrack and St Anne’s Park on the northside of the city.

# fire - Monday 14 June, 2021

Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
# Fire
# Fire

Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze

Jun 14th 2021, 12:45 PM 7,453 Views 0 Comments

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.

# fire - Saturday 22 May, 2021

'Ecological disaster' feared as Greece battles massive forest fire
# Geraneia Mountains
# Geraneia Mountains

'Ecological disaster' feared as Greece battles massive forest fire

May 22nd 2021, 2:40 PM 13,543 Views 2 Comments

The fire is “one of the biggest in the past 20 to 30 years”.

# fire - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate
# Dublin
# Dublin

'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate

May 19th 2021, 9:58 PM 18,527 Views 11 Comments

The fire was extinguished at around midday.

# fire - Friday 14 May, 2021

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
# West Cork
# West Cork

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale

Updated May 14th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,746 Views 8 Comments

The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.

# fire - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault

Updated May 12th 2021, 6:59 PM 61,776 Views 0 Comments

Simone Lee remains in a serious condition in hospital following the assault.

# fire - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Man, 70s, dies in fire at his Cork city home
# Cork Fire
# Cork Fire

Man, 70s, dies in fire at his Cork city home

May 6th 2021, 12:31 PM 15,846 Views 1 Comment

The man in his 70s was found in the house by the emergency services and was rushed to hospital where he sadly passed away a short time later.

# fire - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'
# Kerry
# Kerry

Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'

Apr 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 13,506 Views 46 Comments

Fires engulfed Killarney National Park over the weekend.

# fire - Monday 12 April, 2021

Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg
# Russia
# Russia

Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg

Apr 12th 2021, 5:33 PM 13,294 Views 1 Comment

The blaze spread across all four of the building’s floors.

# fire - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control
# Cork
# Cork

Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 8:23 AM 68,367 Views 20 Comments

The fire broke out yesterday evening.

# fire - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry
# Derry
# Derry

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry

Mar 7th 2021, 3:30 PM 7,893 Views 1 Comment

Police received reports of the fire at 7.30am.

# fire - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Plan to vaccinate over-85s in alternative location after fire at GP surgery in Galway this morning
# Ballygar
# Ballygar

Plan to vaccinate over-85s in alternative location after fire at GP surgery in Galway this morning

Feb 23rd 2021, 11:56 AM 29,067 Views 20 Comments

Local GP Martin Daly said the fire started just before 7.30am and caused extensive damage to the building.

# fire - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border
# Fuel Tanker
# Fuel Tanker

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border

Feb 14th 2021, 12:55 PM 10,897 Views 13 Comments

More than 500 lorries lined up at the border carrying natural gas and fuel were ablaze.

# fire - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire
# Perth
# Perth

Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire

Feb 2nd 2021, 8:50 AM 22,058 Views 6 Comments

One firefighter has been treated for smoke inhalation.

# fire - Friday 29 January, 2021

Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead
# Bucharest
# Bucharest

Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead

Jan 29th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,098 Views 2 Comments

The blaze broke out on the ground floor of the hospital in Bucharest.

# fire - Sunday 10 January, 2021

More fire crews join operation at site of Cork Port blaze
# Ringaskiddy
# Ringaskiddy

More fire crews join operation at site of Cork Port blaze

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 39,193 Views 15 Comments

Fire crews are extinguishing hot spots at a storage facility where a fire broke out yesterday.

Fire at recycling centre in Ballyfermot industrial unit brought under control
# Dublin
# Dublin

Fire at recycling centre in Ballyfermot industrial unit brought under control

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 96,248 Views 51 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade advised locals last night to close their windows.

# fire - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Fire crews to remain on site of Cork Port blaze overnight
# Ringaskiddy
# Ringaskiddy

Fire crews to remain on site of Cork Port blaze overnight

Updated Jan 9th 2021, 6:57 PM 56,391 Views 12 Comments

No casualties have been reported.

# fire - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area
# Larkhill
# Larkhill

Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 9:17 AM 21,383 Views 4 Comments

No injuries have been reported following the blaze.

# fire - Monday 14 December, 2020

Elderly man dies and woman hospitalised following house fire in south Dublin
# Dundrum Road
# Dundrum Road

Elderly man dies and woman hospitalised following house fire in south Dublin

Dec 14th 2020, 6:58 PM 31,204 Views 1 Comment

The fire happened at a house on the Dundrum Road shortly after 4pm.

# fire - Monday 16 November, 2020

Dublin Fire Brigade evacuates buildings as it battles large fire at industrial estate
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Dublin Fire Brigade evacuates buildings as it battles large fire at industrial estate

Nov 16th 2020, 10:13 PM 49,193 Views 10 Comments

Eight units are currently attending the fire in the Cookstown area.

# fire - Friday 13 November, 2020

Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year
# Douglas Shopping Centre
# Douglas Shopping Centre

Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year

Nov 13th 2020, 8:05 AM 30,587 Views 13 Comments

Dozens of cars were destroyed by the fire at Douglas Shopping Centre on 1 September 2019.

# fire - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath
# Charge
# Charge

Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath

Nov 3rd 2020, 3:16 PM 24,028 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Halloween night.

# fire - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin

Nov 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 39,473 Views 31 Comments

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

# fire - Friday 30 October, 2020

Fire brigade brings large blaze at Santry warehouse under control
# Swords Road
# Swords Road

Fire brigade brings large blaze at Santry warehouse under control

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 11:10 PM 61,233 Views 17 Comments

Five fire engines and gardaí attended the scene.

# fire - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Gardaí investigating after body of man (30s) found following house fire in Tipperary
# ST MICHAEL'S AVENUE
# ST MICHAEL'S AVENUE

Gardaí investigating after body of man (30s) found following house fire in Tipperary

Oct 27th 2020, 10:52 AM 19,960 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí in Tipperary Town received a report of a house fire at St Michael’s Avenue at around 5am.

# fire - Friday 9 October, 2020

Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent

Oct 9th 2020, 2:30 PM 19,085 Views 8 Comments

The fire broke out late last month.

# fire - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork
# LE Niamh
# LE Niamh

Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork

Oct 3rd 2020, 4:36 PM 35,263 Views 26 Comments

The fire occurred on the LÉ Niamh.

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