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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Fire

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# Blaze
Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France
The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.
# Smithfield
'We're in limbo': Over a dozen families forced to move after Dublin fire
The fire occurred this morning in Smithfield.
# Douglas
Cork shopping centre damaged by fire may not reopen until summer 2020
Demolition is set to begin next week at Douglas Village Shopping Centre.
# Fatal Fire
All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says
A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.
# Cork
Traders in limbo as they wait for demolition of shopping centre car park in Douglas
The fire at the Douglas Village Shopping Centre destroyed vehicles and damaged the car park beyond repair.
# High Court
Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns
If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.
# santa barbara
Five members of same family among 34 presumed dead in California scuba diving boat fire
Authorities say they have ended their search for survivors.
# santa barbara
At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast
Nine other people who were onboard remain missing.
# Douglas
Plan underway to remove 50 cars which were completely destroyed in a Cork shopping centre blaze
Two levels of the multi-storey car park were engulfed in flames.
# Douglas
Vehicles 'completely destroyed' during fire at car park in Cork shopping centre
Nobody was injured in the fire at the building on Saturday evening.
# douglas shopping centre
Large fire at Cork shopping centre brought under control overnight
The fire broke out at Douglas Shopping Centre in Cork City yesterday evening.
# Douglas
Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre
Several units from around Cork City are in attendance.
# ballytruckle
Man (70s) dies following early morning house fire in Waterford
The fire was brought under control by local fire services.
# rathmullen park
Four teens arrested over house fire in Drogheda
The fire took place in July in Rathmullen Park.
# Dunfermline
Teenager charged after 'suspicious fire' breaks out at Scottish high school
More than 80 firefighters worked through the night at Woodmill High School.
# Wildfire
Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island
More than 600 firefighters and 14 aircraft have battled to contain the flames.
# Blackpool
Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork
Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the building in the Blackpool area yesterday evening.
# Motorway
Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1
Their injuries are believed to be minor.
# Spain
Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people
Police said they detained a man for allegedly starting the fire by using welding equipment.
# Internment
Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast
A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.
# Killorglin
Man in his 60s dies in house fire in Kerry
The man, the sole occupant of the house, was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Parnell Street
Fire breaks out on the seventh floor of apartment complex in Dublin city centre
It is understood the fire broke out on the balcony of a seventh floor apartment shortly before 10am this morning and spread inside.
# Castelo Branco
Winds revive Portugal wildfires as over 30 people injured by the flames
Seven regions of Portugal have been on fire alert today because of the dry weather and high temperatures.
# Castelo Branco
'Something strange is going on': 1,300 firefighters battle blazes in Portugal
Authorities are looking into whether the fires were started deliberately.
# Kyoto
24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio
Dozens of other people have been injured in the fire at the studio in the city of Kyoto.
# maui
Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires
People were told to seek shelter in a nearby community centre or elementary school.
# Fire
Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire
All eight Harry Potter films were shot at the studio in Hertfordshire.
# down the drain
Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river
State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.
# Heatwave
Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues
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.
# Notre Dame
Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire
The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.
# philadephia
Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery
Footage showed plumes of smoke towering from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refining complex.
# barking
100 firefighters tackle massive blaze at block of flats in east London
It took fire crews over two and a half hours to extinguish the blaze that engulfed the Barking flat complex.
# Longford
Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses
Gardaí said at this stage in the investigation it is not believed the fires are linked.
# Dublin
Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop
Last year, a number of charities advised people to drop off donations at their shops only during working hours.
# deliberate fire
Police seeking two suspects as Derry church building destroyed in arson attack
Two men are believed to have started the blaze at Holy Family church at 10.30pm.
# Surat
At least 19 students die in fire at college in India
The cause of the fire is not yet known.
# Parnell Street
Two hospitalised and 20 evacuated from Dublin city centre flats after kitchen fire
Dublin Fire Brigade advised people to always evacuate a building when they hear a fire alarm.
# Rooskey
Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks
Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.
# Lucan
Gardaí had already been called to park where club changing rooms set on fire 'four or five times this year'
‘There’s been a lot of anti-social goings-on in that park and it’s not the safest park.’
# Wildfires
'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire
Donegal Fire Service and gardaí are at the scene.