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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 22 February, 2020

#Dublin Fire Brigade

From TheJournal.ie Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in East Wall

Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in

Smoke from the electric saw used by the two suspects to try to open the safe set off the alarm.

From TheJournal.ie Woman injured after several cars involved in crash in Dublin shopping centre car park City West

Woman injured after several cars involved in crash in Dublin shopping centre car park

The incident occurred at the car park at a shopping centre in City West at around 3.15pm.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning to stay away from skip blazes after fire by O'Connell Bridge Dublin
From TheJournal.ie Paramedic assaulted on Dublin bus by man he was treating Abbey Street

Paramedic assaulted on Dublin bus by man he was treating

The man has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roof Kildare Street

Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roof

Kildare Street is currently closed to traffic.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces called in as fire crews battle blazes in Co Wicklow Kilmacanogue

Defence Forces called in as fire crews battle blazes in Co Wicklow

Top temperatures across the country have ranged between 26 and 30 degrees today, according to Met Éireann.

From TheJournal.ie Family stage escape as car engulfed in flames in Dublin Mountains heather fire Dublin Mountains

Family stage escape as car engulfed in flames in Dublin Mountains heather fire

A TV3 cameraman came to their aid as they emerged from thick smoke.

From TheJournal.ie Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country Heatwave

Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country

Latest reports from Met Éireann show that the max temperature recorded today was 30.8 degrees.

From TheJournal.ie Woman airlifted to hospital after fall at Dalkey Quarry Dublin

Woman airlifted to hospital after fall at Dalkey Quarry

The woman, aged in her 30s, fell in an inaccessible area in the quarry this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire near Howth Head as hot weather persists Three Pumps

Photos: Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire near Howth Head as hot weather persists

Thunderstorms were forecast elsewhere but Dublin baked in sunshine as gorse fires rage.

From TheJournal.ie Traffic delays on M50 as emergency services attend scene of truck on fire Fire

Traffic delays on M50 as emergency services attend scene of truck on fire

It is understood that the driver and operators of the truck were not injured.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade warns about scam artist posing as firefighter in pubs Catch Me If You Can

Dublin Fire Brigade warns about scam artist posing as firefighter in pubs

The man is claiming to be raising money for a charity boxing match, all in aid of Pieta House.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside Clonliffe Road This post contains videos

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside

It’s understood that no one was injured in the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie 'We must remember those that were here before us': We took a tour of the Dublin Fire Brigade Museum History This post contains videos

'We must remember those that were here before us': We took a tour of the Dublin Fire Brigade Museum

The museum has operated since 1985 and contains items dating back hundreds of years.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion thought to have caused Dublin apartment fire in which man (50s) was injured Kimmage

Explosion thought to have caused Dublin apartment fire in which man (50s) was injured

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said it was possible that a gas cylinder blew out the kitchen window.

From TheJournal.ie Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head Coast Guard

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open Great Friday

Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open

This year over the 24 hours of Good Friday, the centre processed a total of 379 calls.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire Fire Safety

Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire

Siptu said questions have been raised about how the fire jumped downwards two floors and called for stronger risk assessment procedures.

From TheJournal.ie 'All their belongings are gone': Clothes appeal for families affected by Ballymun fire Metro Hotel

'All their belongings are gone': Clothes appeal for families affected by Ballymun fire

Some people lost their homes in the fire.

From TheJournal.ie 'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost' Warning

'If there's a fire ladder needed in Blanchardstown or Tallaght at 6pm, there will be lives lost'

A major fire ripped through a building in Ballymun last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'We don't have anything else... Everything's gone': Entire homes destroyed in Ballymun fire Aftermath

'We don't have anything else... Everything's gone': Entire homes destroyed in Ballymun fire

Residents and guests were left picking up the pieces after a huge blaze ripped through a Dublin building.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a Grenfell Tower type of fire': Investigations to begin after Dublin block blaze Dublin Fire Brigade

'This is not a Grenfell Tower type of fire': Investigations to begin after Dublin block blaze

The fire broke out on the 13th floor of the building last night; around 200 people were evacuated and rehoused.

From TheJournal.ie No reports of casualties as major fire rages at building complex in north Dublin city Ballymun

No reports of casualties as major fire rages at building complex in north Dublin city

Roads are closed in the area as emergency services deal with the blaze at the Metro Hotel complex in Ballymun.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam Fake Magazine

Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam

Gardaí are looking into the scam.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi Ireland recalls mini fryers due to electrical fault Overheat Risk

Aldi Ireland recalls mini fryers due to electrical fault

Over 4,000 of the appliances were sold in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Burglar, who almost bled to death after falling through skylight of target building, avoids jail time Circuit Criminal Court

Burglar, who almost bled to death after falling through skylight of target building, avoids jail time

38-year-old Stephen McCullagh, who claimed he had taken “20 tablets” before attempting the robbery, now has no feeling in his injured fingers.

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential No Cars Go

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

From TheJournal.ie Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions All Systems Go

Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with a number of call outs across the city last night.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm Emergency Personnel

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives' Dublin

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call made by its ambulance after 11pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Body of man (50s) recovered after car went into water at Howth harbour Dublin

Body of man (50s) recovered after car went into water at Howth harbour

An alarm was raised after the car entered the water at the fish dock in Howth yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie A trampoline was blown onto power cables above a house in Dublin today Storm Georgina

A trampoline was blown onto power cables above a house in Dublin today

Dublin Fire Brigade was called to attend the “precarious situation” today.

From TheJournal.ie Dealz urges people to return heatable teddies due to safety risk Dublin Fire Brigade

Dealz urges people to return heatable teddies due to safety risk

The store apologised and said it takes the safety of its customers seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Two women rescued from burning building in north Dublin Phibsborough

Two women rescued from burning building in north Dublin

The women were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene, but they did not sustain any other injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower claims details of Dublin Fire Brigade exam leaked to promotion candidates Promotions

Whistleblower claims details of Dublin Fire Brigade exam leaked to promotion candidates

The fire service said it is now implementing recommendations based on an investigation into the claim.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment Equipment

Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment

There have been a number of reports over the years of this equipment failing and the representative association Ifesa took legal action to suspend their use.

From TheJournal.ie Giant blaze at Dublin metal plant now under control St Margaret's

Giant blaze at Dublin metal plant now under control

Eight fire units were sent to the scene of the recycling plant, located near Dublin Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade was very busy dealing with Storm Eleanor yesterday To The Rescue

Dublin Fire Brigade was very busy dealing with Storm Eleanor yesterday

All of the calls came on top of the service’s normal workload.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade crew have rocks thrown at them as they tackle car blaze in city centre Tara Street

Dublin Fire Brigade crew have rocks thrown at them as they tackle car blaze in city centre

There were no injuries, and firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have' Because

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'

Emergency services are joining forces for a new road safety campaign.