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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# House Fire

Last month
October 2023
Elderly man dies in Wicklow house fire
The fire began at around 12.30am in Roundwood.
This year
Firefighters battle apartment blaze in Ballincollig, Co Cork
Drivers have been advised to exercise caution while passing through the area as smoke from the fire may impact visibility on the roads.
Elderly woman dies following house fire in west Clare
The house was extensively damaged in the blaze.
Man who died in Cork house fire named as convicted killer Conor Downey
The fire at Downey’s home in West Douglas in Cork broke out shortly after 3pm yesterday.
Body discovered at scene of house fire in Tramore, Co Waterford
The scene at the house is currently being preserved for technical examination.
Man arrested after death of a 37-year-old woman in a house fire in Co Armagh
The 25-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, and arson with intent to endanger life.
Murder investigation launched after woman dies in house fire in Co Armagh
Police received a report of a house fire in the Church Street area of Portadown at around 2.15am this morning.
Last year
90-year-old man dies in Cork house fire
The body of the pensioner, who lived alone, was recovered from the semi-detached home in Carrigaline.
Woman in her 70s dies in Roscommon house fire
The fire happened at a house in Ballaghdereen yesterday evening.
Gardaí praised for 'quick thinking' after rescuing woman from a housefire in Co Kerry
The woman in her 60s was found ‘conscious but motionless’ by gardaí.
Man arrested after body of woman (80s) discovered following Donegal house fire
The fire broke out this afternoon at a house in the Doochary area of Donegal.
Man (60s) dies in Co Offaly house fire
Gardaí said nobody else was injured in the incident.
Eighth child confirmed dead in Philadelphia house fire that killed 12 people
The city’s fire department deputy commissioner said it was too early to say what caused the blaze, but that his department was investigating.
All time
Man found dead after Dublin house fire
The fire broke out at a house in Clontarf early on Friday afternoon.
Two children and two women die in house fire in London
Firefighters were called to the blaze in Bexleyheath in south-east London yesterday evening.
Witness appeal as man and woman found dead in Co Roscommon house fire
The house fire broke out at Gurth in Ballinasloe at around 2am this morning.
Man (40s) dies in Blanchardstown house fire
Dublin Fire Brigade said two people were safely rescued from the house in the Sheepmore Gardens area.
Man and woman found dead after house fire in Dublin
The blaze happened at a house in Portmarnock last night.
Man (60s) killed in house fire in Co Roscommon
The incident happened at a house in Ballyleague shortly before midnight.
TD condemns 'evil' attack on family home in Drogheda
A woman (30) and her young children were safely removed from the house.
Gardaí investigating after man dies in Tipperary house fire
The fire took place in the early hours of this morning.
'Appalling': Local TD condemns suspected arson attack in Dundalk
The house, in Clontygora Court, caught fire at around 3.35am this morning.
'A despicable attack': Investigation launched after suspected arson attack on garda's home
Significant damage was caused to the outside of the house, but nobody was injured.
Woman (60s) dies in house fire in Co Limerick
Two units of Kilmallock Fire Service attended the scene after receiving a 999 alert at 13.01 pm.
Man due in court over 2018 house fire which resulted in death of 44-year-old man
The fire occurred at Oakland’s Terrace, Rathgar at around 3am on Tuesday 21 August 2018.
Residents evacuated as fire crews attend scene of 'large domestic house fire' in Navan
Local fire crews from Navan and Trim attended the blaze.
Garda 'firmly believe' people may have information over 1987 house fire that killed adult and two kids
On the 32nd anniversary of the fire in Kilcock, gardaí have issued a public appeal for information.
Man (70s) dies following early morning house fire in Waterford
The fire was brought under control by local fire services.
Four teens arrested over house fire in Drogheda
The fire took place in July in Rathmullen Park.
Seven children from the same family die in Canadian house fire
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said “words fail when children are taken from us too soon”.
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.
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.
Four children have died in a house fire in Staffordshire in the UK
Two adults and another child are being treated in hospital and their injuries are believed to be non life-threatening.
Two arrests over death of man in Cavan house fire last August
Oliver Murray died at the house fire in Ballyjamesduff last August.
Body of elderly man discovered following house fire at property in south Dublin
The fire started at an address at Merrion Road near Booterstown at around 3 o’clock this afternoon.
Gardaí investigate after man (40s) killed in house fire in Cork
The man’s body was discovered shortly after 10.30am this morning.
Man (20s) dies in house fire during early hours of the morning
The fire broke out at around 2.30am this morning on Queens Avenue, Cookstown.
Elderly man dies following house fire in Co Kilkenny
The fire was discovered at around 7pm at a house in Knocktopher.
Elderly man dies after suffering 'extensive burns' at house fire in Co Clare
The man’s son was also injured during the incident.
Men rushed to hospital after son tries to save father after he fell into fire
One man suffered extensive burn injuries.