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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Fire

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# 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.
# Fire
Eighth child confirmed dead in Philadelphia house fire that killed 12 people
The city’s fire department deputy commissioner said it was too early to say what caused the blaze, but that his department was investigating.
# Fire
Philadelphia house fire leaves 13 dead including seven children
None of the smoke detectors were working in the building, which firefighters attended at 6.40am.
# South Africa
South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control
President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters yesterday that a man had been held and that the building’s sprinkler systems had apparently failed.
# Roof Collapse
One arrest made after huge fire completely destroys South African parliament building
President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters at the scene that an arrest had been made.
# Fire
Gardaí appeal for information on burglary and criminal damage incident on Molesworth Street
The incident occurred at around 5.20pm yesterday evening.
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# Fire
Man taken to hospital as firefighters extinguish flames at Masonic Lodge in Dublin
Firefighters, gardaí and an ambulance attended the scene on Molesworth Street this evening.
# belfast blaze
Fire at Belfast recycling centre could last a number of days, say NI Fire Service
The fire broke out at a scrap metal recycling centre in Belfast Harbour yesterday afternoon.
# Belfast Harbour
Over 50 firefighters in attendance at large fire in Belfast docks
The fire broke out at a scrap metal recycling facility.
# Barguna
Ferry fire kills at least 39 and leaves 72 injured in Bangladesh
The ferry was carrying 800 passengers from Dhaka, the capital, to Barguna, nearly 155 miles to the south.
# London
Two children and two women die in house fire in London
Firefighters were called to the blaze in Bexleyheath in south-east London yesterday evening.
# Dublin
Fire fighters treat seven people for smoke inhalation in Dublin city centre blaze
Dublin City Fire Brigade said the fire is now under control.
# Mayfield
Woman (70s) dies following house fire in Cork City
The alarm was raised by a neighbour who spotted smoke coming from the house.
# Taiwan
Death toll from fire at Taiwan apartment building rises to 46
The 13-storey building caught fire early today in the city of Kaohsiung.
# zahrani
Huge fire breaks out at oil facility in southern Lebanon
Firefighters are battling the blaze in a giant petrol tanker in the coastal town of Zahrani.
# Offaly
Glenisk faces 'uncertain' future following major factory fire
The fire broke out at the plant shortly after midday.
# smoky coal
Explainer: What is happening with the ban on the 'most polluting' solid fuels in homes?
The sale and burning of smoky coal is already banned in many cities and towns.
# Fire
Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfire in southern France
France is the latest of a number of Mediterranean countries to be hit by extreme weather and wildfires.
# Wildfires
California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze
Fire officials expect active or extreme fire behaviour tomorrow.
# appeals court
Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year
The man doused the woman and her children after he set alight petrol he spread in their home.
# bootleg fire
New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon
The Bootleg Fire has now torched an area larger than New York City.
# Arrests
Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire
At least 52 people died in the blaze, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door.
# Tyrone
Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze
A storm warning had been issued across a number of counties prior to the fire.
# Fire
Mud volcano eruption caused explosion in Caspian Sea near oil fields
Emergency services are gauging the environmental fallout of the eruption.
# Lord of the rings
'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.
# Howth
'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head
The fire service also attended other fires in Kilbarrack and St Anne’s Park on the northside of the city.
# Fire
Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.