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Man's body found in fire at Louth coffin makers
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Man's body found in fire at Louth coffin makers

Mar 4th 2014, 7:35 AM 14,795 Views 19 Comments

The fire broke out at the coffin makers in Ardee last night.

Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth
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Large blaze at coffin makers in Louth

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:54 PM 21,341 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí said there have been no reports of injuries and the incident is still ongoing.

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs
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Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs

Mar 3rd 2014, 1:17 PM 11,284 Views 15 Comments

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion
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Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion

Feb 25th 2014, 8:55 AM 13,775 Views 0 Comments

A fire broke out at around 4am in a quiet residential road in Baldoyle, north Dublin.

Four people hospitalised after house fire in Dublin
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Four people hospitalised after house fire in Dublin

Feb 25th 2014, 8:37 AM 11,013 Views 9 Comments

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

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze
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Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze

Feb 24th 2014, 5:02 PM 7,781 Views 36 Comments

They said they are “hopeful” about the meeting.

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families
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Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families

Feb 17th 2014, 10:01 PM 5,620 Views 7 Comments

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh
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Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh

Feb 11th 2014, 2:06 PM 17,638 Views 11 Comments

The deceased was based out of Lurgan Fire Station.

Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire
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Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire

Feb 3rd 2014, 8:20 AM 8,881 Views 2 Comments

The house was extensively damaged in the blaze on Saturday.

Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight
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Two teenagers arrested after fire at house in Limerick overnight

Feb 1st 2014, 8:09 AM 10,041 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí said the house was extensively damaged in the blaze.

It's over: Blaze at Ballymount recycling plant extinguished after five days
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It's over: Blaze at Ballymount recycling plant extinguished after five days

Jan 30th 2014, 8:07 AM 6,847 Views 10 Comments

It has prompted a government review of the storage of toxic materials near homes.

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed
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Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed

Jan 28th 2014, 9:44 AM 8,349 Views 1 Comment

The fire at the Oxigen recycling plant forced the main parcel depot to close yesterday as a result of heavy smoke.

Fire units to remain at Ballymount industrial estate fire for a number of days
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Fire units to remain at Ballymount industrial estate fire for a number of days

Jan 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 10,088 Views 13 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade state that the fire has been brought under control.

Ballymount blaze rated a ‘Category 1′ incident by EPA
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Ballymount blaze rated a ‘Category 1′ incident by EPA

Jan 26th 2014, 7:15 PM 40,518 Views 47 Comments

The fire at the Oxigen plant in west Dublin is still burning. It could be tomorrow before the all clear is given…

Ballymount industrial estate fire could burn for rest of weekend
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Ballymount industrial estate fire could burn for rest of weekend

Jan 25th 2014, 9:09 PM 70,089 Views 108 Comments

Locals are being warned to keep windows and doors closed due to the toxicity of burning material.

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly
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Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly

Jan 23rd 2014, 10:48 PM 16,698 Views 4 Comments

The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.

One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes
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One dead as Australian blaze razes around 50 homes

Jan 13th 2014, 7:26 PM 11,503 Views 10 Comments

The fire follows from other devastating fires last year.

Two women in their 20s die in Donegal house fire
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Two women in their 20s die in Donegal house fire

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:28 PM 28,712 Views 13 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the blaze when a man who was in the house managed to escape and raise the alarm at approximately 11am.

Major blaze at Santry industrial estate brought under control
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Major blaze at Santry industrial estate brought under control

Dec 20th 2013, 10:27 PM 38,214 Views 30 Comments

The blaze broke out close to the Omni Centre shortly before 5pm. There are no reports of any injuries.

Girl, 17, arrested over Phoenix Park murder
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Girl, 17, arrested over Phoenix Park murder

Dec 3rd 2013, 9:14 AM 19,635 Views 0 Comments

She is being questioned under the Criminal Justice Act in Blanchardstown garda station.

Dublin's popular Izakaya restaurant to reopen after blaze
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Dublin's popular Izakaya restaurant to reopen after blaze

Nov 21st 2013, 8:30 PM 13,479 Views 15 Comments

There was an electrical fire in the basement of the building earlier this month, causing significant damage.

‘All clear’ given following blaze near Broadstone Bus Depot
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‘All clear’ given following blaze near Broadstone Bus Depot

Nov 5th 2013, 11:35 AM 8,636 Views 6 Comments

Dublin City Council’s ‘Dangerous Buildings Unit’ are due to inspect the building.

Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze
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Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze

Nov 1st 2013, 10:15 PM 26,729 Views 60 Comments

Children lined the stairwell of the flats with more than 40 wooden pallets they collected for a bonfire.

‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’
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‘Accountability and lessons need to be learnt from the deaths of Bray fire men’

Oct 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,868 Views 10 Comments

The IFESA, local Wicklow councillors and family of the deceased firemen are asking for a full fire service to be rolled out.

Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths
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Wicklow Council to be sentenced over firemen deaths

Oct 25th 2013, 8:25 AM 9,924 Views 32 Comments

The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007.

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort
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Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:51 AM 4,111 Views 8 Comments

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts
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More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Oct 21st 2013, 7:23 AM 7,677 Views 22 Comments

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

Over 350 evacuated from luxury Kilkenny hotel after fire alert
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Over 350 evacuated from luxury Kilkenny hotel after fire alert

Oct 10th 2013, 2:27 PM 15,532 Views 16 Comments

The fire was spotted in the hotel’s spa & sauna area at around 10am.

Fire services fight massive blaze in Coolock
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Fire services fight massive blaze in Coolock

Oct 9th 2013, 7:56 AM 14,376 Views 22 Comments

The fire is still ongoing and one unit of the Dublin Fire Brigade is still at the scene.

Nine-year-old child and elderly woman die in house fire in Wexford
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Nine-year-old child and elderly woman die in house fire in Wexford

Sep 14th 2013, 10:16 AM 12,709 Views 26 Comments

A man was also recovered from the scene and was taken to hospital in Dublin.

California wildfire continues to blaze - and can be seen from space
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California wildfire continues to blaze - and can be seen from space

Aug 27th 2013, 11:15 AM 6,543 Views 10 Comments

The cause has not been determined for the fire, but fire officials have expressed optimism about the situation.

Photos: Firefighters battle blaze near Yosemite National Park
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Photos: Firefighters battle blaze near Yosemite National Park

Aug 25th 2013, 11:13 AM 5,862 Views 26 Comments

The fire, which broke out almost a week ago, is still only five per cent contained.

Firefighters tackle blaze at storage factory in Waterford
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Firefighters tackle blaze at storage factory in Waterford

Aug 21st 2013, 3:24 PM 5,231 Views 10 Comments

Eight fire units and five garda units are at the scene at Belview Port in Waterford.

Huge fire closes Nairobi international airport
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Huge fire closes Nairobi international airport

Aug 7th 2013, 7:43 AM 6,380 Views 6 Comments

No casualties have been reported at the Kenyan transport hub.

Dramatic-looking fire at Killiney Hill not thought to be serious
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Dramatic-looking fire at Killiney Hill not thought to be serious

Jul 10th 2013, 3:13 PM 11,400 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade say they haven’t dispatched any units to the scene, and that it may be a low-level gorse fire.

Over 150 firefighters tackle blaze in plastic factory
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Over 150 firefighters tackle blaze in plastic factory

Jul 1st 2013, 9:09 AM 9,250 Views 8 Comments

Around 100,000 tonnes of material on fire at recycling plant in Smethwick, England.

Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120
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Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120

Jun 4th 2013, 9:16 AM 2,582 Views 10 Comments

300 people were working at the factory when the fire broke out. A senior official at the company is being questioned.

Deadly fire at China poultry plant claims 112 lives
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Deadly fire at China poultry plant claims 112 lives

Jun 3rd 2013, 9:30 AM 4,900 Views 16 Comments

The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear, but eyewitnesses reportedly heard a blast and suspected a leak of liquid ammonia.

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people
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Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

May 27th 2013, 10:29 AM 9,237 Views 5 Comments

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

Photos: Firefighters battle wildfires in California
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Photos: Firefighters battle wildfires in California

May 4th 2013, 1:59 PM 5,610 Views 6 Comments

The local fire department warned that just 20 per cent of the blaze has been contained.