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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Fire

All time
# annagry
Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal
The fire spread throughout the afternoon from the Annagry area into nearby Dungloe and Kincasslagh.
# aftermath
Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze
A police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on Wednesday.
# Olympics
IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024
The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.
# Paris
'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'
Experts have said it could take significantly longer than the French President’s timeframe.
# Paris
French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame
The restoration is expected to take a number of years.
# notre drame
'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral
ABC, the paper of record in Spain, called Notre Dame “a Christian memory of Europe”.
# Jerusalem
Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire
The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.
# Belgravia
Dame Joan Collins treated for smoke inhalation after escaping 'terrifying' fire at her home
She shared footage of the aftermath on Instagram.
# Shannon Airport
Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire
A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.
# Evacuation
55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block
Eighty people had to leave the building.
# sacrilege
Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books
Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.
# Dhaka
At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.
# Dublin
Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin
The man is being detained in Coolock Garda Station.
# castlemartin avenue
Woman (40s) dies after house fire broke out in Co Meath this morning
The fire broke out at around 9.40am in a house on Castlemartin Avenue.
# Delays
Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building
There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.
# donaghy's mill
Fire at abandoned mill in Drogheda brought under control
The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill at around 6pm yesterday.
# donaghy's mill
Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill
The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill in the town.
# Fire
Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison
Early indications suggest faulty wiring was the cause of the blaze.
# temple bar
Section of Temple Bar closed off after fire at restaurant
The alarm was raised at around half five this evening.
# Dhaka
At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.
# Flamengo
Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire
“These boys suffer so much in pursuing their dreams” of becoming professional players, club fan Caros Eduardo Araujo said.
# staffordshire
Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children
Emergency services were called to the blaze in the Highfields area of Stafford at 2.40am on Tuesday.
# Flamengo
At least 10 dead after fire at youth football facility in Brazil
The cause was not immediately known.
# Co Clare
Garda rescues couple and baby from overturned car just before it catches fire
The car is understood to have lost control, struck a wall and rolled over into a green area.
# Paris Blaze
Paris fire: One woman arrested after 10 people die and 30 injured in apartment blaze
More than 200 firefighters and emergency workers were involved in the operation.
# highfields
Four children who died in house fire in Staffordshire in UK overnight are named
Emergency services were called to the blaze in the Highfields area of Stafford at 2.40am.
# Limerick
'Significant' amount of suspected cannabis plants destroyed following grow-house fire
The fire broke out in a bed in Bruff, Co Limerick in the early hours of yesterday morning.
# Donegal
Buncrana Main Street closed as major fire engulfs building
The blaze broke out in a premises adjacent to The Plaza on Upper Main Street shortly after 9pm.
# Dublin
Fire services extinguish blaze after bus catches fire on the Navan Road in Dublin
There are currently two fire engines from Phisborough fire station on the scene.
# Clifden
Woman (40s) dies in house fire in Clifden, Co Galway
The fire broke out at a house in Tullyvoheen shortly after 7pm last night.
# Ballacolla
Fire services extinguish early morning blaze at Laois pub
The fire has caused extensive damage to the public house.
# Inquest
Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive
John Keith Connors had a “tiny window” of opportunity to enter the burning mobile home, the inquest heard.
# France
Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon
The explosion hit days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery.
# Carrickmines
Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen
Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.
'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win'
There are clear victims here – the men, women and children who were forced to flee their homes, Dr Fiona O’Reilly writes.
# Rooskey
'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.
# Rooskey
Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border
The fire broke out shortly before 8pm.
# bajura district
Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed 'menstruation hut'
The ancient shunning practice known as “chhaupadi” was outlawed in 2005.
# escape room
Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together
Players in escape room games are locked inside a room or building and must solve puzzles to unlock the door.
# Investigation
Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire
Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.