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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Fire

# Donegal
Trial date set for man accused of murdering mother in house fire
Guenter Lohse will go on trial on 8 April 2024 at the Central Criminal Court.
30th January 2023
# rawlton house
Investigation underway into possible arson attack at building in inner city Dublin
Gardaí have stated that no one was injured in the fire.
This month
January 2023
# Letterkenny
Passengers evacuated as Bus Éireann Expressway coach catches fire in Co Donegal
The incident occurred at the Dry Arch Roundabout in Letterkenny yesterday evening.
# UK
Investigation launched after three people and dog die in hotel fire in Scotland
Emergency services were called to the New County Hotel in Perth just after 5am this morning.
Last year
# Grand Diamond City
Death toll rises to 25 following major fire at casino hotel in Cambodia
The fire at the Grand Diamond City casino and hotel started around midnight on Wednesday.
# Tragedy
At least 19 killed, dozens injured in hotel-casino fire at Cambodian border
Video showed the building consumed by flames, with firefighters struggling to contain the blaze.camb
# Kerry
One person dead in Killarney house fire
No other injuries have been reported and enquiries are ongoing.
# raheen
Fifteen jobs in peril after fire destroys commercial premises in Limerick
No injuries have been reported.
# Dublin
Dublin's Dame Street closed to traffic due to building fire
Dublin Fire Brigade has attended the scene.
# Vaulx-en-Velin
Five children among 10 people killed in fire near Lyon in eastern France
19 people were injured, including four “whose lives are still in danger”.
# Cork
Firefighters tackle blaze at building on Kennedy Quay in Cork city
People are being asked to keep clear of the area while it is made safe.
# Dublin 8
Fire started in Weaver Park playground is a 'kick in the stomach' for local community
The fire was started yesterday evening and has damaged the wooden structures of the children’s play area
# Athy
Locals advised to stay indoors and close windows after Athy fire
Extensive damage has been caused to an industrial unit and firefighters remain at the scene.
# Fire
Gardaí investigating after fire destroys pagan goddess sculpture on Waterford Greenway
The design was a tribute to an Irish mythological goddess called Éiriu.
# Belfast
Man charged with arson following fire at building in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter
The fire broke out at the Old Cathedral Buildings at arouind 5.40am.
# Longford
Fire fighters have lucky escape in Longford fire explosion
The fire in the Esquire Coffee shop at the Axis Centre in Longford town.
# Kerry
Men arrested over double fatal fire gardaí declared as an accidental blaze in Tralee in 2012
A man and his five-year-old daughter died following the fire in May 2012.
# hopeless place
Firefighters tackle blaze in Co Down barley field made famous by Rihanna
The singer shot part of her music video for We Found Love in the field in 2011.
# Kilmore
Man in serious condition in hospital after Dublin house fire
The fire broke out this morning in Coolock.
# Disaster
Firefighters battle to save national park as forest fires continue in Spain and Portugal
A wildfire in Spain burnt up 10,000 hectares of land and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people, regional officials say.
# Fires
Fire crews fight separate blazes in Dublin and West Cork during high temperature warning
A number of fires were reported around the country today.
# Penneys
Belfast Primark to reopen in November after refurbishment due to fire
The store will be 76% bigger than it was previously and a new fifth floor will open.
# matanzas
17 missing and 121 injured after lighting strike causes fire at Cuban oil depot
Cuban authorities said an unidentified body had been found late last night.
# mckinney fire
Two dead in California's largest blaze this year
The McKinney Fire has spread to over 52,000 acres.
# Crone Woods
Wicklow Fire Service battling forest fire since early hours at popular hiking spot
The Air Corps have been called to the scene too.
# Fire
Fire brigade extinguishes blaze at cocktail bar in Dublin 8
Drop Dead Twice, a cocktail bar on Francis Street, has said that no one was hurt.
# Carlow
One woman brought to hospital following fire at factory in Carlow
The fire has been brought under control.
# Bettystown
Shop in Meath badly damaged by large fire
A technical examination will take place to determine the course of any investigation.
# doochary
Man arrested after body of woman (80s) discovered following Donegal house fire
The fire broke out this afternoon at a house in the Doochary area of Donegal.
# Little Britain Street
Man arrested after fire at Dublin homeless hostel
Six people were injured in the fire in the city centre.
# Fire
Fire crews attending blaze at homeless hostel in Dublin
The fire broke out this afternoon.
# Fire Warning
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.
# Saudi Arabia
Fire rages at oil depot in Saudi city hosting Formula One race
Yemen’s Houthi rebels have acknowledged attacking the kingdom in recent days.
# Stardust fire
Stardust manager seeks judicial review ahead of inquests into fire deaths of 48 people
Eamon Butterly had sought a ruling to preclude the possible verdict of unlawful killing.
# corfu
Greek rescuers find first ferry blaze victim, hours after another man is found alive
The 58-year-old Greek victim was one of 11 truck drivers who are missing.
# ionian sea
Eleven people missing after passenger ferry catches fire near Greece
Several people are still unaccounted for.
# France
Children among seven killed in explosion in French apartment building
Officials said a search is ongoing for at least two people who are missing.
# Valencia
Five people dead and 11 others hospitalised after fire at Spain retirement home
The fire broke out around midnight at the facility in Moncada in Valencia.
# Cape Town
Terrorism charge for man accused of setting fire to South Africa's parliament building
Zandile Mafe, 49, today appeared in a courtroom in Cape Town for a bail hearing.
# The Bronx
Death toll in New York apartment blaze revised down from 19 to 17
Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the fire started in a malfunctioning electric space heater in an apartment.