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California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze
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California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:01 AM 9,806 Views 3 Comments

Fire officials expect active or extreme fire behaviour tomorrow.

Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year
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Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year

Jul 16th 2021, 5:46 PM 66,323 Views 0 Comments

The man doused the woman and her children after he set alight petrol he spread in their home.

New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon
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New evacuations as firefighters struggle to control raging wildfire in Oregon

Jul 16th 2021, 8:10 AM 9,305 Views 2 Comments

The Bootleg Fire has now torched an area larger than New York City.

Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire
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Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire

Jul 11th 2021, 8:20 AM 9,630 Views 7 Comments

At least 52 people died in the blaze, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door.

Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze
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Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze

Jul 5th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,520 Views 4 Comments

A storm warning had been issued across a number of counties prior to the fire.

Mud volcano eruption caused explosion in Caspian Sea near oil fields
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Mud volcano eruption caused explosion in Caspian Sea near oil fields

Jul 5th 2021, 5:15 PM 20,289 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services are gauging the environmental fallout of the eruption.

'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
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'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?

Jul 5th 2021, 1:13 PM 35,686 Views 29 Comments

Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.

'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head
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'A very busy night': Dublin Fire Brigade battle gorse fire on Howth Head

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:25 AM 17,329 Views 6 Comments

The fire service also attended other fires in Kilbarrack and St Anne’s Park on the northside of the city.

Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
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Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze

Jun 14th 2021, 12:45 PM 7,447 Views 0 Comments

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.

'Ecological disaster' feared as Greece battles massive forest fire
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'Ecological disaster' feared as Greece battles massive forest fire

May 22nd 2021, 2:40 PM 13,524 Views 2 Comments

The fire is “one of the biggest in the past 20 to 30 years”.

'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate
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'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate

May 19th 2021, 9:58 PM 18,484 Views 11 Comments

The fire was extinguished at around midday.

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
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Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale

Updated May 14th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,713 Views 8 Comments

The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.

Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault
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Man refused bail as court hears woman left with 'inhumane injuries' following assault

Updated May 12th 2021, 6:59 PM 61,666 Views 0 Comments

Simone Lee remains in a serious condition in hospital following the assault.

Man, 70s, dies in fire at his Cork city home
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Man, 70s, dies in fire at his Cork city home

May 6th 2021, 12:31 PM 15,825 Views 1 Comment

The man in his 70s was found in the house by the emergency services and was rushed to hospital where he sadly passed away a short time later.

Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'
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Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'

Apr 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 13,483 Views 46 Comments

Fires engulfed Killarney National Park over the weekend.

Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg
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Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg

Apr 12th 2021, 5:33 PM 13,289 Views 1 Comment

The blaze spread across all four of the building’s floors.

Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control
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Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 8:23 AM 68,346 Views 20 Comments

The fire broke out yesterday evening.

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry
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Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry

Mar 7th 2021, 3:30 PM 7,885 Views 1 Comment

Police received reports of the fire at 7.30am.

Plan to vaccinate over-85s in alternative location after fire at GP surgery in Galway this morning
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Plan to vaccinate over-85s in alternative location after fire at GP surgery in Galway this morning

Feb 23rd 2021, 11:56 AM 29,034 Views 15 Comments

Local GP Martin Daly said the fire started just before 7.30am and caused extensive damage to the building.

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border
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Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border

Feb 14th 2021, 12:55 PM 10,890 Views 13 Comments

More than 500 lorries lined up at the border carrying natural gas and fuel were ablaze.

Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire
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Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire

Feb 2nd 2021, 8:50 AM 22,051 Views 6 Comments

One firefighter has been treated for smoke inhalation.

Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead
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Fire at Romanian Covid-19 hospital leaves four dead

Jan 29th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,092 Views 2 Comments

The blaze broke out on the ground floor of the hospital in Bucharest.

More fire crews join operation at site of Cork Port blaze
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More fire crews join operation at site of Cork Port blaze

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 39,189 Views 15 Comments

Fire crews are extinguishing hot spots at a storage facility where a fire broke out yesterday.

Fire at recycling centre in Ballyfermot industrial unit brought under control
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Fire at recycling centre in Ballyfermot industrial unit brought under control

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 96,212 Views 51 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade advised locals last night to close their windows.

Fire crews to remain on site of Cork Port blaze overnight
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Fire crews to remain on site of Cork Port blaze overnight

Updated Jan 9th 2021, 6:57 PM 56,367 Views 12 Comments

No casualties have been reported.

Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area
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Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 9:17 AM 21,368 Views 4 Comments

No injuries have been reported following the blaze.

Elderly man dies and woman hospitalised following house fire in south Dublin
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Elderly man dies and woman hospitalised following house fire in south Dublin

Dec 14th 2020, 6:58 PM 31,199 Views 1 Comment

The fire happened at a house on the Dundrum Road shortly after 4pm.

Dublin Fire Brigade evacuates buildings as it battles large fire at industrial estate
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Dublin Fire Brigade evacuates buildings as it battles large fire at industrial estate

Nov 16th 2020, 10:13 PM 49,161 Views 10 Comments

Eight units are currently attending the fire in the Cookstown area.

Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year
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Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year

Nov 13th 2020, 8:05 AM 30,565 Views 13 Comments

Dozens of cars were destroyed by the fire at Douglas Shopping Centre on 1 September 2019.

Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath
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Teenage boy arrested and charged over Halloween fire at building in Oldcastle, Meath

Nov 3rd 2020, 3:16 PM 24,002 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Halloween night.

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
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Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin

Nov 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 39,435 Views 31 Comments

Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.

Fire brigade brings large blaze at Santry warehouse under control
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Fire brigade brings large blaze at Santry warehouse under control

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 11:10 PM 61,206 Views 17 Comments

Five fire engines and gardaí attended the scene.

Gardaí investigating after body of man (30s) found following house fire in Tipperary
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Gardaí investigating after body of man (30s) found following house fire in Tipperary

Oct 27th 2020, 10:52 AM 19,945 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí in Tipperary Town received a report of a house fire at St Michael’s Avenue at around 5am.

Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent
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Gardaí speak to several juveniles over fire which gutted Cork convent

Oct 9th 2020, 2:30 PM 19,081 Views 8 Comments

The fire broke out late last month.

Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork
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Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork

Oct 3rd 2020, 4:36 PM 35,243 Views 26 Comments

The fire occurred on the LÉ Niamh.

Witness appeal as gardaí believe convent fire in Cork 'may have been started intentionally'
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Witness appeal as gardaí believe convent fire in Cork 'may have been started intentionally'

Oct 2nd 2020, 11:16 AM 10,682 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened at a former convent on the Cork Road in Skibbereen on Tuesday.

Gardaí appeal for information over fire which gutted former convent in Cork
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Gardaí appeal for information over fire which gutted former convent in Cork

Sep 30th 2020, 5:41 PM 31,403 Views 10 Comments

The fire broke out shortly before 4pm yesterday.

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down
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Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down

Sep 11th 2020, 12:35 PM 14,339 Views 20 Comments

Greek authorities have said the fires on Tuesday and Wednesday evening were deliberately set by some of the camp’s residents.

Thousands forced to flee after fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp
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Thousands forced to flee after fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp

Sep 9th 2020, 8:21 AM 17,539 Views 11 Comments

A state of emergency is set to be declared on the island.

Up to 2,000 pigs killed in farm blaze in Co Down
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Up to 2,000 pigs killed in farm blaze in Co Down

Sep 8th 2020, 10:09 AM 27,146 Views 39 Comments

The animals were housed in a shed that caught alight in Kilkeel, Co Down.

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