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# fire - Yesterday’s News

# fire - Monday 12 August, 2019

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people

Police said they detained a man for allegedly starting the fire by using welding equipment.

# fire - Friday 9 August, 2019

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast

A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.

Man in his 60s dies in house fire in Kerry

The man, the sole occupant of the house, was pronounced dead at the scene.

# fire - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Fire breaks out on the seventh floor of apartment complex in Dublin city centre

It is understood the fire broke out on the balcony of a seventh floor apartment shortly before 10am this morning and spread inside.

# fire - Monday 22 July, 2019

Winds revive Portugal wildfires as over 30 people injured by the flames

Seven regions of Portugal have been on fire alert today because of the dry weather and high temperatures.

# fire - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'Something strange is going on': 1,300 firefighters battle blazes in Portugal

Authorities are looking into whether the fires were started deliberately.

# fire - Thursday 18 July, 2019

24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio

Dozens of other people have been injured in the fire at the studio in the city of Kyoto.

# fire - Friday 12 July, 2019

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

People were told to seek shelter in a nearby community centre or elementary school.

# fire - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire

All eight Harry Potter films were shot at the studio in Hertfordshire.

# fire - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river Down The Drain This post contains videos

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river

State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.

# fire - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

# fire - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire

The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.

# fire - Friday 21 June, 2019

Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery

Footage showed plumes of smoke towering from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refining complex.

# fire - Sunday 9 June, 2019

100 firefighters tackle massive blaze at block of flats in east London

It took fire crews over two and a half hours to extinguish the blaze that engulfed the Barking flat complex.

# fire - Friday 7 June, 2019

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses

Gardaí said at this stage in the investigation it is not believed the fires are linked.

# fire - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop

Last year, a number of charities advised people to drop off donations at their shops only during working hours.

# fire - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Police seeking two suspects as Derry church building destroyed in arson attack

Two men are believed to have started the blaze at Holy Family church at 10.30pm.

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

# fire - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Two hospitalised and 20 evacuated from Dublin city centre flats after kitchen fire

Dublin Fire Brigade advised people to always evacuate a building when they hear a fire alarm.

# fire - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.

# fire - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Gardaí had already been called to park where club changing rooms set on fire 'four or five times this year'

‘There’s been a lot of anti-social goings-on in that park and it’s not the safest park.’

# fire - Monday 22 April, 2019

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire Wildfires This post contains videos

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire

Donegal Fire Service and gardaí are at the scene.

# fire - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal

The fire spread throughout the afternoon from the Annagry area into nearby Dungloe and Kincasslagh.

# fire - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze

A police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on Wednesday.

From The42 IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024 Olympics

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

# fire - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'

Experts have said it could take significantly longer than the French President’s timeframe.

French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame

The restoration is expected to take a number of years.

'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral

ABC, the paper of record in Spain, called Notre Dame “a Christian memory of Europe”.

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire

The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.

# fire - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Dame Joan Collins treated for smoke inhalation after escaping 'terrifying' fire at her home

She shared footage of the aftermath on Instagram.

# fire - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire

A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.

# fire - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block

Eighty people had to leave the building.

# fire - Monday 1 April, 2019

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.

# fire - Thursday 28 March, 2019

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

# fire - Monday 25 March, 2019

Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin Dublin This post contains videos

Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin

The man is being detained in Coolock Garda Station.

# fire - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Woman (40s) dies after house fire broke out in Co Meath this morning

The fire broke out at around 9.40am in a house on Castlemartin Avenue.

# fire - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

# fire - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Fire at abandoned mill in Drogheda brought under control

The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill at around 6pm yesterday.

# fire - Friday 15 March, 2019

Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill

The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill in the town.

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