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Firefighters believe proposed changes to fire engine crews will put public at risk
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Firefighters believe proposed changes to fire engine crews will put public at risk

Jan 29th 2015, 8:24 PM 15,384 Views 66 Comments

Siptu says there are concerns that reducing levels of staff on fire engines could put lives at risk.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Ireland's tallest residential building
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Firefighters tackle blaze at Ireland's tallest residential building

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:25 PM 45,074 Views 22 Comments

The fire broke out at the top of the building.

"Even the marble altar disintegrated": Gardaí investigate fire at religious order's church
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"Even the marble altar disintegrated": Gardaí investigate fire at religious order's church

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:56 PM 21,894 Views 8 Comments

The blaze broke out in the early hours of this morning.

Man arrested after 3 fires were started in 9 minutes
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Man arrested after 3 fires were started in 9 minutes

Jan 15th 2015, 1:25 PM 15,472 Views 29 Comments

Dramatic scenes in the English county today.

Three units called to 3am fire at senior citizens complex
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Three units called to 3am fire at senior citizens complex

Jan 7th 2015, 10:17 AM 10,475 Views 2 Comments

One person was admitted to hospital for treatment.

Homes destroyed in worst bushfires in South Australia for three decades
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Homes destroyed in worst bushfires in South Australia for three decades

Jan 4th 2015, 9:09 AM 8,691 Views 4 Comments

More than a dozen homes have already been destroyed in the fire and there are concerns that lives could be at risk.

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia
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Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 10,450 Views 5 Comments

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

Man in his 60s found dead after mobile home fire in Galway
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Man in his 60s found dead after mobile home fire in Galway

Dec 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 18,502 Views 1 Comment

A post-mortem examination is due to take place later today.

More than 250 firefighters battle blaze at Los Angeles apartment building
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More than 250 firefighters battle blaze at Los Angeles apartment building

Dec 8th 2014, 1:34 PM 9,732 Views 12 Comments

The Los Angeles Fire Department reported that the building was not occupied.

Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade tackling blaze on James' Street
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Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade tackling blaze on James' Street

Dec 7th 2014, 7:50 PM 27,248 Views 24 Comments

It is believed the fire is in an idustrial estate in the area.

Blaze at north Dublin industrial estate continues
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Blaze at north Dublin industrial estate continues

Nov 30th 2014, 10:11 AM 17,853 Views 14 Comments

The fire was brought briefly under control this morning, but has since rekindled.

Baby thrown from window as family escape three-storey house blaze
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Baby thrown from window as family escape three-storey house blaze

Nov 25th 2014, 10:47 PM 49,919 Views 23 Comments

“I turned this way, house was on a blazer” … “I ran up, and I caught the baby.”

Man and woman killed in Meath house fire
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Man and woman killed in Meath house fire

Nov 10th 2014, 3:49 PM 10,986 Views 2 Comments

Early indications are that the circumstances of it are not suspicious.

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin
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161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin

Nov 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 26,609 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.

Teenager dies in Cork house fire
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Teenager dies in Cork house fire

Oct 19th 2014, 6:22 PM 20,212 Views 5 Comments

The blaze is not believed to be suspicious

Gardaí attempt to identify body found in car crash blaze
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Gardaí attempt to identify body found in car crash blaze

Sep 27th 2014, 9:32 PM 47,224 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred shortly before 1.30am last night.

In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California
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In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California

Sep 16th 2014, 7:22 PM 9,373 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate.

Orange Hall in Donegal completely destroyed by arson attack
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Orange Hall in Donegal completely destroyed by arson attack

Sep 15th 2014, 5:04 PM 14,071 Views 100 Comments

The fire took place in Newtowncunningham, Co Donegal on Sunday morning.

Mother and two children rescued from Dublin fire
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Mother and two children rescued from Dublin fire

Sep 14th 2014, 10:33 AM 20,436 Views 21 Comments

The three were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after the blaze broke out in their apartment.

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze
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More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze

Sep 13th 2014, 11:46 AM 8,074 Views 41 Comments

The fire claimed the lives of 53 animals and a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with it.

Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone
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Man in critical condition after house fire in Athlone

Sep 10th 2014, 8:37 AM 6,398 Views 0 Comments

The blaze broke out a house in The Batteries shortly after 9pm.

Firefighters tackle overnight blaze in Temple Bar
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Firefighters tackle overnight blaze in Temple Bar

Sep 10th 2014, 7:52 AM 41,992 Views 48 Comments

The fire was at a disused building next to Oliver St. John Gogarty’s pub. There are no reports of injuries.

Six-storey apartment block evacuated over fire
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Six-storey apartment block evacuated over fire

Sep 6th 2014, 10:53 AM 11,084 Views 2 Comments

The blaze broke out at around 10pm last night.

Family escape blaze in Dublin suburb, one person hospitalised
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Family escape blaze in Dublin suburb, one person hospitalised

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 17,711 Views 3 Comments

Three fire engines attended the scene.

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home
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Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home

Aug 30th 2014, 3:10 PM 11,271 Views 5 Comments

Two girls were said to have been on the roof of the building, but no one was injured.

Woman arrested in connection with Drogheda fire
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Woman arrested in connection with Drogheda fire

Aug 17th 2014, 7:32 PM 10,916 Views 0 Comments

Three men arrested yesterday have been released without charge.

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden
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'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden

Aug 6th 2014, 9:22 AM 10,182 Views 4 Comments

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door'
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Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door'

Jul 16th 2014, 10:03 AM 7,592 Views 8 Comments

Geraldine Foy is a researcher for Stardust campaigners and has been in contact with Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s department.

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire
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# Ah Well

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire

Jun 14th 2014, 8:31 PM 34,424 Views 17 Comments

Please don’t actually set your mansion on fire.

Elderly man dies in Galway house fire
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Elderly man dies in Galway house fire

Jun 3rd 2014, 12:07 PM 7,208 Views 4 Comments

Emergency services were called to the scene in Ros Muc just before midnight last night.

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly
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Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly

May 28th 2014, 8:33 AM 7,770 Views 5 Comments

Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.

Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building
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Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building

May 23rd 2014, 5:44 PM 7,143 Views 9 Comments

There are no injuries reported as firefighters continue to douse the flames on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building.

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation
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Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation

May 21st 2014, 1:57 PM 4,336 Views 14 Comments

The families described the handling of the incident as an “open political sore”.

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign
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Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign

May 13th 2014, 7:20 AM 6,496 Views 12 Comments

The families also are aggrieved with the Tánaiste over a meeting they had with him.

More than 30 killed in 'criminal' fire in Ukraine
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More than 30 killed in 'criminal' fire in Ukraine

May 2nd 2014, 9:17 PM 7,889 Views 87 Comments

It was reported earlier that 38 people were killed, it’s now been revised down to 31.

More than 4,000 pigs die in fire at farm in Northern Ireland
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More than 4,000 pigs die in fire at farm in Northern Ireland

Apr 28th 2014, 10:38 PM 21,252 Views 58 Comments

Police are investigating the cause of the blaze.

Woman (50s) dies in house fire in Clare
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Woman (50s) dies in house fire in Clare

Apr 28th 2014, 2:25 PM 10,508 Views 0 Comments

She is understood to have been alone in the house at the time.

63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire
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63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire

Apr 15th 2014, 2:24 PM 8,007 Views 0 Comments

His brother, who was also in the house at the time, escaped without serious injury.

78-year-old woman killed in Mayo house fire
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78-year-old woman killed in Mayo house fire

Mar 7th 2014, 5:47 PM 9,290 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí said they are now investigating the circumstances of the blaze.

Two killed in fire at Co Galway flats complex
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Two killed in fire at Co Galway flats complex

Mar 6th 2014, 8:18 AM 11,923 Views 3 Comments

A man aged 38 and second person who has not yet been identified were killed in the overnight blaze in Gort, Co Galway.