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Cork shopping centre damaged by fire may not reopen until summer 2020
# Douglas
# Douglas

Cork shopping centre damaged by fire may not reopen until summer 2020

Sep 14th 2019, 12:28 PM 19,455 Views 41 Comments

Demolition is set to begin next week at Douglas Village Shopping Centre.

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says
# Fatal Fire
# Fatal Fire

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

Sep 13th 2019, 7:49 AM 18,941 Views 2 Comments

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

Traders in limbo as they wait for demolition of shopping centre car park in Douglas
# Cork
# Cork

Traders in limbo as they wait for demolition of shopping centre car park in Douglas

Sep 12th 2019, 6:05 AM 20,938 Views 36 Comments

The fire at the Douglas Village Shopping Centre destroyed vehicles and damaged the car park beyond repair.

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns
# High Court
# High Court

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns

Sep 5th 2019, 6:16 PM 29,973 Views 0 Comments

If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.

Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire
# Santa Barbara
# Santa Barbara

Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire

Sep 4th 2019, 7:31 AM 17,110 Views 2 Comments

Authorities say they have ended their search for survivors.

At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast
# Santa Barbara
# Santa Barbara

At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:49 AM 15,839 Views 3 Comments

Nine other people who were onboard remain missing.

Plan underway to remove 50 cars which were completely destroyed in a Cork shopping centre blaze
# Douglas
# Douglas

Plan underway to remove 50 cars which were completely destroyed in a Cork shopping centre blaze

Sep 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 25,186 Views 42 Comments

Two levels of the multi-storey car park were engulfed in flames.

Vehicles 'completely destroyed' during fire at car park in Cork shopping centre
# Douglas
# Douglas

Vehicles 'completely destroyed' during fire at car park in Cork shopping centre

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:54 AM 38,240 Views 73 Comments

Nobody was injured in the fire at the building on Saturday evening.

Large fire at Cork shopping centre brought under control overnight
# Douglas Shopping Centre
# Douglas Shopping Centre

Large fire at Cork shopping centre brought under control overnight

Sep 1st 2019, 8:01 AM 32,016 Views 41 Comments

The fire broke out at Douglas Shopping Centre in Cork City yesterday evening.

Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre
# Douglas
# Douglas

Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre

Aug 31st 2019, 8:13 PM 53,079 Views 38 Comments

Several units from around Cork City are in attendance.

Man (70s) dies following early morning house fire in Waterford
# Ballytruckle
# Ballytruckle

Man (70s) dies following early morning house fire in Waterford

Aug 31st 2019, 9:26 AM 16,675 Views 3 Comments

The fire was brought under control by local fire services.

Four teens arrested over house fire in Drogheda
# Rathmullen Park
# Rathmullen Park

Four teens arrested over house fire in Drogheda

Aug 27th 2019, 9:40 PM 20,129 Views 0 Comments

The fire took place in July in Rathmullen Park.

Teenager charged after 'suspicious fire' breaks out at Scottish high school
# Dunfermline
# Dunfermline

Teenager charged after 'suspicious fire' breaks out at Scottish high school

Aug 26th 2019, 1:18 PM 11,811 Views 0 Comments

More than 80 firefighters worked through the night at Woodmill High School.

Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island

Aug 19th 2019, 8:47 AM 24,978 Views 7 Comments

More than 600 firefighters and 14 aircraft have battled to contain the flames.

Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork

Aug 19th 2019, 8:13 AM 16,770 Views 1 Comment

Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the building in the Blackpool area yesterday evening.

Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1
# Motorway
# Motorway

Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1

Aug 18th 2019, 12:28 PM 64,289 Views 39 Comments

Their injuries are believed to be minor.

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people
# Spain
# Spain

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people

Aug 12th 2019, 12:21 PM 29,765 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 10:15 AM 31,984 Views 54 Comments

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

Man in his 60s dies in house fire in Kerry
# Killorglin
# Killorglin

Man in his 60s dies in house fire in Kerry

Aug 9th 2019, 8:32 AM 15,139 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 24th 2019, 11:14 AM 24,639 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:38 PM 6,922 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 21st 2019, 2:39 PM 44,478 Views 19 Comments

Authorities are looking into whether the fires were started deliberately.

24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio
# Kyoto
# Kyoto

24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio

Updated Jul 18th 2019, 10:17 AM 15,300 Views 20 Comments

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

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires
# Maui
# Maui

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

Jul 12th 2019, 1:53 PM 13,422 Views 6 Comments

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

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire
# Fire
# Fire

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire

Jul 11th 2019, 11:44 AM 13,631 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 4th 2019, 7:41 AM 29,507 Views 24 Comments

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

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

Jun 29th 2019, 3:06 PM 19,427 Views 11 Comments

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.

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

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

Jun 26th 2019, 5:25 PM 11,108 Views 32 Comments

The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.

Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery
# Philadephia
# Philadephia

Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery

Jun 21st 2019, 2:55 PM 15,326 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 9th 2019, 6:56 PM 37,191 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 7th 2019, 8:56 AM 18,203 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 2nd 2019, 2:54 PM 28,502 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

May 25th 2019, 11:42 AM 13,903 Views 6 Comments

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
# Surat
# Surat

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

May 25th 2019, 7:24 AM 6,152 Views 0 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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

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

May 9th 2019, 3:17 PM 25,402 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

May 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,971 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 24th 2019, 4:22 PM 27,358 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 22nd 2019, 12:40 PM 29,661 Views 27 Comments

Donegal Fire Service and gardaí are at the scene.

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal
# Annagry
# Annagry

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal

Apr 20th 2019, 3:56 PM 21,334 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 18th 2019, 7:24 PM 18,594 Views 38 Comments

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