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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Firefighting

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Fire chief: Last week we witnessed the arrival of climate change in Britain
Dave Walton of Yorkshire Fire and Rescue describes the extreme conditions they faced last week and warns that it’s just the beginning.
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# Of Gorse
Dublin Fire Brigade battles huge 'deliberate' gorse fire
The fire is burning at Puck’s Castle near Rathmichael.
# de bruins
Firefighters battle blaze at derelict pub in Balbriggan
The street was closed off as units dealt with the “significant” fire at the pub.
# Firefighting
Pictures: Four fire units responded to a huge blaze in south Dublin last night
An investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way.
# South Africa
Firefighter survives six-storey fall
South African emergency worker is trapped in scorching shaft for three hours but emerges with just a bruised hip.
# Firefighting
4 Stages of Ronan Keating's Reaction to his Album Selling 181 Copies
According to the Kübler-Ross hypothesis of grief management.
# Spain
Three killed, 100 injured by Spanish wildfires
Catalan firefighters have described the situation as “very serious”.
# Wildfires
Dramatic photos of canyon wildfires as Colorado residents flee flames
Thousands of residents have been forced from their homes as Waldo Canyon fire grows.
# Qatar
Qatar launches investigation into fatal mall fire
Thirteen children and six adults, including two firefighters, were killed in yesterday’s blaze.
# Firefighting
Finance ministers agree to pump €325bn more into IMF
The world’s 20 largest economies will put $430bn more into the IMF in order to boost its lending capacity.