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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Fire

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# Climate Change
Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames
Some 1.15 million hectares of forest have been burnt.
# France
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.
# Clontygora Court
'Appalling': Local TD condemns suspected arson attack in Dundalk
The house, in Clontygora Court, caught fire at around 3.35am this morning.
# Hendek
41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey
Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.
# Dublin
Firefighters and gardaí at scene of car on fire at Carrickmines Retail Park
Gardaí have confirmed that no injuries have been reported.
# Louth
Firefighters battle gorse fire in Louth overnight
Onlookers were asked to disperse last night as fire crews focused on protecting homes in the area.
# Drimnagh
Gardaí launch investigation after two men die in Dublin house fire
The bodies of two men were discovered in a house in Drimnagh.
# 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.
# Ballymun
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.
# Belcamp College
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.
# Rathgar
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.
# Ukraine
Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone
Hundreds of firefighters have been battling several forest fires around Chernobyl for the past 10 days.
# Bray
Two people hospitalised following domestic fire in Wicklow
The blaze happened at a property in Bray at around 6.35pm last night.
# Kerry
Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park
The fire took a number of hours to bring under control last night.
# Mulhuddart
Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex
Four people were taken to hospital, three adults and one child.
# 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.
# Vandalism
Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight
Gardaí said no injuries were reported in the incident.
# Kells
Two men in their 40s and 50s found dead following house fire in Meath
Two other occupants of the house were uninjured.
# gare de lyon
Fire breaks out near Paris train station after protests led to violence
Police on Twitter told people to avoid the area.
# door lock
Whirlpool recalls more models of Hotpoint washing machines amid fire concerns
An issue has been identified with the door lock system on affected models.
# Meath
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.
# Los Angeles
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.
# Cavan
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.
# ballygall
Firefighters bring large blaze at Dublin house under control
No injuries were reported but there was extensive damage to the property.
# simonsridge
'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.
# Duleek
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”.
# Strand Road
Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry
The fire began shortly before 7pm.
# Animal Deaths
Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze
More than 30 animals were killed in the fire.
# Australia fires
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.
# Krefeld Zoo
Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo
Local media reported that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have started the blaze.
# New South Wales
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.
# Romania
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.
# Shannon
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.
# co meath
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.
# House Fire
Residents evacuated as fire crews attend scene of 'large domestic house fire' in Navan
Local fire crews from Navan and Trim attended the blaze.
# Paris
Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution
The Paris landmark was damaged by a fire this year and reconstruction is expected to take several years.
# Wildfires
Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave
Nine people have been killed and more than 950 homes destroyed in the wildfires.
# Lucky Escape
Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway
It’s understood the garda heard a bang which was followed by a burst of flames while travelling on the M18.
# New Delhi
At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire
Workers at the factory were earning around €1.80 per day.
Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects
Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.