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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Fire

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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.
Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze
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
Emergency services are gauging the environmental fallout of the eruption.
'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.
'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.
Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.
'Ecological disaster' feared as Greece battles massive forest fire
The fire is “one of the biggest in the past 20 to 30 years”.
'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate
The fire was extinguished at around midday.
Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.
Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault
Simone Lee remains in a serious condition in hospital following the assault.
Man, 70s, dies in fire at his Cork city home
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.
Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'
Fires engulfed Killarney National Park over the weekend.
Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg
The blaze spread across all four of the building’s floors.
Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control
The fire broke out yesterday evening.
Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry
Police received reports of the fire at 7.30am.
Plan to vaccinate over-85s in alternative location after fire at GP surgery in Galway this morning
Local GP Martin Daly said the fire started just before 7.30am and caused extensive damage to the building.
Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border
More than 500 lorries lined up at the border carrying natural gas and fuel were ablaze.
Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire
One firefighter has been treated for smoke inhalation.
Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead
The blaze broke out on the ground floor of the hospital in Bucharest.
More fire crews join operation at site of Cork Port blaze
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 Fire Brigade advised locals last night to close their windows.
Fire crews to remain on site of Cork Port blaze overnight
No casualties have been reported.
Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area
No injuries have been reported following the blaze.
Elderly man dies and woman hospitalised following house fire in south Dublin
The fire happened at a house on the Dundrum Road shortly after 4pm.
Dublin Fire Brigade evacuates buildings as it battles large fire at industrial estate
Eight units are currently attending the fire in the Cookstown area.
Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year
Dozens of cars were destroyed by the fire at Douglas Shopping Centre on 1 September 2019.
Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath
The incident happened on Halloween night.
Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.
Fire brigade brings large blaze at Santry warehouse under control
Five fire engines and gardaí attended the scene.
Gardaí investigating after body of man (30s) found following house fire in Tipperary
Gardaí in Tipperary Town received a report of a house fire at St Michael’s Avenue at around 5am.
Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent
The fire broke out late last month.
Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork
The fire occurred on the LÉ Niamh.
Witness appeal as gardaí believe convent fire in Cork 'may have been started intentionally'
The incident happened at a former convent on the Cork Road in Skibbereen on Tuesday.
Gardaí appeal for information over fire which gutted former convent in Cork
The fire broke out shortly before 4pm yesterday.
Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down
Greek authorities have said the fires on Tuesday and Wednesday evening were deliberately set by some of the camp’s residents.
Thousands forced to flee after fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp
A state of emergency is set to be declared on the island.
Up to 2,000 pigs killed in farm blaze in Co Down
The animals were housed in a shed that caught alight in Kilkeel, Co Down.
Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave
Firefighters working in steep terrain saved a small town from flames that roared down hillsides towards a marina.
Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula
Greece annually grapples wildfires during the dry summer season.
Body found after fire in Crumlin house
Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the death.