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#House Fire

# house-fire - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Garda taken to hospital after Dublin house fire

The garda had attempted to remove a person from a burning house in Dublin.

# house-fire - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Thousands attend funeral prayers in Dublin for family killed in Leicester fire

The Dublin-based doctor told people at the service he is like a “bird without any wings” since the tragedy.

# house-fire - Friday 11 October, 2013

Another suspect to appear in court in connection with Leicester house fire

The 22-year-old man is the eighth person to be charged in connection with the fire that killed a mother and three children.

# house-fire - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Funeral of Dublin-based doctor's family takes place in Leicester

The neurosurgeon’s wife and children died tragically in a house fire in September.

# house-fire - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Four in court on murder charges over Leicester house fire

The family of Dublin-based neurosurgeon Muhammad Taufiq al Sattar were killed in the blaze earlier this month.

# house-fire - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Saturday

The Dublin-based doctor whose family was killed in a fire in England speaks for the first time, four dead in Colorado flooding and a deal on Syria. Here’s how Saturday played out…

"I deeply miss my beautiful wife and three beautiful children" - Muhammad Taufiq

Dr Muhammad Taufiq, whose family was killed in a house fire in Leicester, says that the entire community has been “very supportive”.

# house-fire - Monday 17 June, 2013

Man in his 60s dies in Louth house fire

The fire broke out just before 9pm last night.

# house-fire - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Elderly man dies in Donegal house fire

The body of an 87-year-old man was discovered early this morning at his home in Gortahork.

# house-fire - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

House fire: Couple found guilty of manslaughter of 6 children

Mick Philpott and his wife Mairead have been found guilty

# house-fire - Monday 11 March, 2013

Man dies in house fire on Clare Island

The 62-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene after the alarm was raised last night. The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

# house-fire - Monday 18 February, 2013

Man arrested over woman's death in Cork house fire

The woman’s body was discovered after a fire at a house in Passage West was put out in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# house-fire - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Investigation after woman dies in Cork house fire

The blaze broke out at around 1.30am this morning in the Passage West area of Cork.

# house-fire - Sunday 6 January, 2013

88-year-old man killed in Waterford fire

No one else was in the house at the time and gardaí are not treating the incident as suspicious.

# house-fire - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Four DFB units deal with serious house fire in Sandycove

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning but no one was injured in the incident in south Dublin.

# house-fire - Monday 24 December, 2012

Funeral for Carlow house fire victim to be held Christmas Day

The 50-year-old victim was yesterday pulled from a blaze at her home by her son but did not survive.

# house-fire - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Woman (50) dies after being rescued by son from blaze

The woman was pulled from the house after her son returned home to find it on fire at around 4.30am.

# house-fire - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Man, 69, dies in Letterkenny house fire

The fire broke out at about 9.30pm last night at a cottage in Glenkeogh.

# house-fire - Monday 10 December, 2012

Elderly man dies in Cork house fire

The fire occurred on the Main Street in Rathcormac early last night.

# house-fire - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Two women and man die in Leitrim house fire

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning at house near Manorhamilton.

# house-fire - Friday 16 November, 2012

Two firemen attacked while fighting Limerick house fires

Limerick City Council’s Chief Fire Officer has condemned the violence as “shocking and disgraceful”.

# house-fire - Monday 12 November, 2012

North Circular Road closed in both directions due to house fire

The fire was discovered at around 9am and there are no reports of any injuries at this stage.

# house-fire - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Third man charged over the deaths of six children

The man stands accused alongside Michael and Mairead Philpott the parents of the six siblings who died in the house fire.

# house-fire - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Man dies in Fermanagh house fire

The fire broke out at a house in the Clones Road area of Newtownbutler.

# house-fire - Monday 15 October, 2012

Four children and their mother die in Essex house fire

Police are investigating a suspicious house fire in Essex that left four children and their mother dead.

# house-fire - Friday 14 September, 2012

Post mortems carried out on men who died in Roscommon fire

Three men’s bodies were found in a house in Roscommon town this morning.

# house-fire - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Elderly man dies in Dublin house fire

The fire broke out in Artane on the northside of Dublin at around 9 o’clock this morning.

# house-fire - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service

Dorset firefighters say they tackled a bedroom fire on Monday believed to have been sparked by mirror-reflected sunlight.

# house-fire - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Woman found dead after Co Donegal house fire

The body of a woman, 40, who lived alone at the house was discovered last night.

# house-fire - Friday 22 June, 2012

Funeral held for six children killed in house fire

The children’s parents, who have been charged with their murder, did not attend the service.

# house-fire - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Parents of six children who died in house fire arrested

Mick and Mairead Philpott have been arrested on suspicion of murder by police in the the English city of Derby.

# house-fire - Monday 14 May, 2012

Sixth child dies after UK house fire tragedy

Duwayne Philpott, whose five siblings died on Friday, lost his fight for life at Birmingham Children’s Hospital overnight.

# house-fire - Saturday 12 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In the Fix: Latest referendum poll, what’s going on in Greece, and surviving a robot uprising (video).

Tributes paid as five children who died in UK house fire are named

Two people are being questioned after a house fire in the English east midlands killed five children, aged between five and 10, on Friday morning.

Man and daughter, 5, die in Tralee house fire

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning. A woman was injured in the incident and is being treated at Kerry General Hospital.

# house-fire - Friday 20 April, 2012

Gardaí treating death of man in Kerry house fire as suspicious

Investigations are upgraded after a post-mortem carried out on the body of a 58-year-old man who died yesterday.

# house-fire - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Man dies in Kerry house fire

The man was found at the house near Killorglin in the early hours of this morning.

# house-fire - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Man in 50s dies in overnight fire in Lucan

The man was the only occupant in the house in the Esker Park area, where the fire broke out in the kitchen overnight.

# house-fire - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Post-mortems due on Navan mother and son

The 28-year-old woman and her young son are thought to have died during a housefire in Navan, Co Meath yesterday.

# house-fire - Saturday 11 February, 2012

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