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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Fire

All time
# California
77-year-old accused of setting blaze at retirement home to lure firefighters who he then shot
Pensioner Thomas Kim was arrested soon after shooting two firefighters, one of whom has died, at his California retirement home.
# enfield
Elderly woman killed in Meath house fire
It happened at a house in Enfield at around 1.45 this afternoon.
# Baltimore
Huge fire engulfs fish factory in Co Cork
No casualties have been reported but the building is said to be destroyed.
# Meelick
Elderly man dies after suffering 'extensive burns' at house fire in Co Clare
The man’s son was also injured during the incident.
# Scotland
'A devastating loss': Glasgow School of Art 'extensively damaged' in major fire
The fire broke out at around 11.20pm last night. No casualties have been reported.
# Fire Safety
Task force rule out any such Grenfell Tower fire incident occurring in Ireland
Minister Eoghan Murphy set up a group to assess Ireland’s fire safety measures following the Grenfell blaze in London last year.
# knightsbridge
A huge fire has broken out on the roof of a hotel in central London
There are 120 firefighters at the scene.
# disaster inquiry
'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno
72 people lost their lives in the tower block blaze.
# Southill
Pensioner dies in overnight Limerick fire
Gardai at Roxboro Garda Station are investigating.
# London
Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud
The man used the name of a real victim to claim money and free hotel accommodation.
# Cork
Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window
Traffic diversions were implemented as a result of the incident.
# Fire
Traffic delays on M50 as emergency services attend scene of truck on fire
It is understood that the driver and operators of the truck were not injured.
# Conflict
Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip
Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.
# Clonliffe Road
Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside
It’s understood that no one was injured in the blaze.
# London
Police officer saves seven people - including mother and baby - from burning building
PC Neil Dobson tied up his loyal police dog, Monty, outside before rushing into the building.
# Fire
'I can remember the faces in the dugout when I told him to go f**k himself': the remarkable tale of Joe Cleary
Before PJ Conlon, the Cork native had his moment to shine in Major League Baseball but it didn’t go very well.
# Blaze
Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth
Nobody was injured in the fire.
# Courts
Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown
During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.
# Limerick
Firefighters attacked with stones as they put out May Eve bonfires
A number of stones hit the vehicle, but nobody was injured.
# Kimmage
Explosion thought to have caused Dublin apartment fire in which man (50s) was injured
A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said it was possible that a gas cylinder blew out the kitchen window.
# China
Man suspected of setting karaoke lounge on fire, killing 18, was 'drunk and had a fight'
The suspect reportedly used a motorcycle to block the building’s door.
# never came home
Stardust families seek fresh inquest, 37 years after coroner returned no verdict in fire deaths
A total of 48 people died in the fire.
# heroic
Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue
The firefighters say that it was a joint effort by everyone involved.
# trump tower
Trump once fought measure requiring sprinklers in building where man died in fire
Todd Brassner, 67, died at a hospital on Saturday after a fire ripped through his apartment.
# emergency motion
Calls for urgent renewal of 'outdated' city risk assessment report in light of Ballymun fire
Noeleen Reilly is asking Dublin City Council to immediately evaluate its risk assessment report.
# Manhattan
Man dies following fire at Trump Tower in New York
The president was not present in the building at the time.
# Fraud
Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years
The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.
# Delays
Flights to resume at Stansted Airport after bus fire forced cancellations
A shuttle bus was engulfed in flames outside the terminal building yesterday.
# appeal
Photos released of four family members who died in Fermanagh fire
A 27-year-old man has been charged with four counts of murder and one count of arson.
# Fire Safety
Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire
Siptu said questions have been raised about how the fire jumped downwards two floors and called for stronger risk assessment procedures.
# Siberia
Putin says Russia shopping centre fire that killed 41 children was 'criminal negligence'
The fire at the Winter Cherry shopping centre in Kemerovo was extinguished yesterday morning after burning through the night.
# Russia
Siberia shopping centre fire: Witnesses say fire alarms did not go off as blaze kills 64
“People started running around, it was just awful. There were a lot of children, children without parents,” one witness said.
# metro hotel
'All their belongings are gone': Clothes appeal for families affected by Ballymun fire
Some people lost their homes in the fire.
# warning
'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost'
A major fire ripped through a building in Ballymun last night.
# dunmore road
Investigation launched into fire at apartment block in Waterford
No one was present in the premises at the time of the fire.
# aftermath
'We don't have anything else... Everything's gone': Entire homes destroyed in Ballymun fire
Residents and guests were left picking up the pieces after a huge blaze ripped through a Dublin building.
# fake magazine
Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam
Gardaí are looking into the scam.
# Explosion
Boy whose laptop exploded has €20,000 settlement approved
A judge said the incident was “scary”.
# London
Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud
She lated claimed her made-up husband had actually survived and taken refuge in a cave
# murder charges
Man (27) appears in court over fire that killed four people
He was charged with four counts of murder in Fermanagh.