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Dublin: 20 °C Tuesday 16 July, 2019

#Fire

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires Maui

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

People were told to seek shelter in a nearby community centre or elementary school.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire Fire

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire

All eight Harry Potter films were shot at the studio in Hertfordshire.

From TheJournal.ie Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river Down The Drain This post contains videos

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river

State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.

From TheJournal.ie Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues Heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire Notre Dame

Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire

The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery Philadephia

Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery

Footage showed plumes of smoke towering from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refining complex.

From TheJournal.ie 100 firefighters tackle massive blaze at block of flats in east London Barking

100 firefighters tackle massive blaze at block of flats in east London

It took fire crews over two and a half hours to extinguish the blaze that engulfed the Barking flat complex.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses Longford

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses

Gardaí said at this stage in the investigation it is not believed the fires are linked.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop

Last year, a number of charities advised people to drop off donations at their shops only during working hours.

From TheJournal.ie Police seeking two suspects as Derry church building destroyed in arson attack Deliberate Fire

Police seeking two suspects as Derry church building destroyed in arson attack

Two men are believed to have started the blaze at Holy Family church at 10.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 students die in fire at college in India Surat

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

From TheJournal.ie Two hospitalised and 20 evacuated from Dublin city centre flats after kitchen fire Parnell Street

Two hospitalised and 20 evacuated from Dublin city centre flats after kitchen fire

Dublin Fire Brigade advised people to always evacuate a building when they hear a fire alarm.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks Rooskey

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí had already been called to park where club changing rooms set on fire 'four or five times this year' Lucan

Gardaí had already been called to park where club changing rooms set on fire 'four or five times this year'

‘There’s been a lot of anti-social goings-on in that park and it’s not the safest park.’

From TheJournal.ie 'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire Wildfires This post contains videos

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire

Donegal Fire Service and gardaí are at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal Annagry

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal

The fire spread throughout the afternoon from the Annagry area into nearby Dungloe and Kincasslagh.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze Aftermath

Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze

A police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on Wednesday.

From The42 IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024 Olympics

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

From TheJournal.ie 'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years' Paris

'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'

Experts have said it could take significantly longer than the French President’s timeframe.

From TheJournal.ie French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame Paris

French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame

The restoration is expected to take a number of years.

From TheJournal.ie 'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral Notre Drame

'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral

ABC, the paper of record in Spain, called Notre Dame “a Christian memory of Europe”.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire Jerusalem

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire

The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.

From TheJournal.ie Dame Joan Collins treated for smoke inhalation after escaping 'terrifying' fire at her home Belgravia

Dame Joan Collins treated for smoke inhalation after escaping 'terrifying' fire at her home

She shared footage of the aftermath on Instagram.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire Shannon Airport

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire

A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.

From TheJournal.ie 55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block Evacuation

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block

Eighty people had to leave the building.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books Sacrilege

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh Dhaka

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

From TheJournal.ie Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin Dublin This post contains videos

Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin

The man is being detained in Coolock Garda Station.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (40s) dies after house fire broke out in Co Meath this morning Castlemartin Avenue

Woman (40s) dies after house fire broke out in Co Meath this morning

The fire broke out at around 9.40am in a house on Castlemartin Avenue.

From TheJournal.ie Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building Delays

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

From TheJournal.ie Fire at abandoned mill in Drogheda brought under control Donaghy's Mill

Fire at abandoned mill in Drogheda brought under control

The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill at around 6pm yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill Donaghy's Mill

Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill

The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill in the town.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison Fire

Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison

Early indications suggest faulty wiring was the cause of the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Section of Temple Bar closed off after fire at restaurant Temple Bar

Section of Temple Bar closed off after fire at restaurant

The alarm was raised at around half five this evening.

From TheJournal.ie At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh Dhaka

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh

The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.

From TheJournal.ie Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire Flamengo

Ten teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, named as victims of Rio football club fire

“These boys suffer so much in pursuing their dreams” of becoming professional players, club fan Caros Eduardo Araujo said.

From TheJournal.ie Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children Staffordshire

Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children

Emergency services were called to the blaze in the Highfields area of Stafford at 2.40am on Tuesday.

From The42 At least 10 dead after fire at youth football facility in Brazil Flamengo

At least 10 dead after fire at youth football facility in Brazil

The cause was not immediately known.

From TheJournal.ie Garda rescues couple and baby from overturned car just before it catches fire Co Clare

Garda rescues couple and baby from overturned car just before it catches fire

The car is understood to have lost control, struck a wall and rolled over into a green area.

From TheJournal.ie Paris fire: One woman arrested after 10 people die and 30 injured in apartment blaze Paris Blaze

Paris fire: One woman arrested after 10 people die and 30 injured in apartment blaze

More than 200 firefighters and emergency workers were involved in the operation.

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