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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Fire

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Wildfire in California mountains was caused by malfunctioning diesel vehicle, officials say
The blaze has consumed more than 41 square miles of dry brush and timber since it broke out.
Derailed train causes huge fire and bridge collapse in Arizona
The incident occurred in Phoenix.
Emergency services in Derry battle large fire visible across the city
Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service are attending the scene.
Two children survive three-storey drop during escape from apartment fire in France
The brothers were unharmed by the fall but might have suffered from smoke inhalation.
Man questioned as part of arson investigation into French cathedral fire
The fire brought back memories of the devastating blaze in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris last year.
Arson inquiry launched as French firefighters battle blaze in Nantes cathedral
The fire brought back memories of the devastating blaze in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris last year.
Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames
Some 1.15 million hectares of forest have been burnt.
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.
'Appalling': Local TD condemns suspected arson attack in Dundalk
The house, in Clontygora Court, caught fire at around 3.35am this morning.
41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey
Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.
Firefighters and gardaí at scene of car on fire at Carrickmines Retail Park
Gardaí have confirmed that no injuries have been reported.
Firefighters battle gorse fire in Louth overnight
Onlookers were asked to disperse last night as fire crews focused on protecting homes in the area.
Gardaí launch investigation after two men die in Dublin house fire
The bodies of two men were discovered in a house in Drimnagh.
11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles
The significant explosion” occurred at around 6.30pm local time on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone
Hundreds of firefighters have been battling several forest fires around Chernobyl for the past 10 days.
Two people hospitalised following domestic fire in Wicklow
The blaze happened at a property in Bray at around 6.35pm last night.
Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park
The fire took a number of hours to bring under control last night.
Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex
Four people were taken to hospital, three adults and one child.
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.
Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight
Gardaí said no injuries were reported in the incident.
Two men in their 40s and 50s found dead following house fire in Meath
Two other occupants of the house were uninjured.
Fire breaks out near Paris train station after protests led to violence
Police on Twitter told people to avoid the area.
Whirlpool recalls more models of Hotpoint washing machines amid fire concerns
An issue has been identified with the door lock system on affected models.
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.
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.
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.
Firefighters bring large blaze at Dublin house under control
No injuries were reported but there was extensive damage to the property.
'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.
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”.
Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry
The fire began shortly before 7pm.
Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze
More than 30 animals were killed in the fire.
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.
Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo
Local media reported that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have started the blaze.
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.
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.
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.
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.