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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 17,545 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.

Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave
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Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 7:33 PM 54,857 Views 34 Comments

Firefighters working in steep terrain saved a small town from flames that roared down hillsides towards a marina.

Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula
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Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula

Aug 22nd 2020, 6:30 PM 22,404 Views 3 Comments

Greece annually grapples wildfires during the dry summer season.

Body found after fire in Crumlin house
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Body found after fire in Crumlin house

Aug 15th 2020, 9:01 AM 35,287 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the death.

Wildfire in California mountains was caused by malfunctioning diesel vehicle, officials say
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Wildfire in California mountains was caused by malfunctioning diesel vehicle, officials say

Aug 4th 2020, 7:24 AM 15,571 Views 10 Comments

The blaze has consumed more than 41 square miles of dry brush and timber since it broke out.

Derailed train causes huge fire and bridge collapse in Arizona
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Derailed train causes huge fire and bridge collapse in Arizona

Jul 29th 2020, 8:30 PM 22,943 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred in Phoenix.

Emergency services in Derry battle large fire visible across the city
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Emergency services in Derry battle large fire visible across the city

Jul 29th 2020, 2:11 PM 16,864 Views 3 Comments

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service are attending the scene.

Two children survive three-storey drop during escape from apartment fire in France
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Two children survive three-storey drop during escape from apartment fire in France

Jul 23rd 2020, 1:07 PM 37,440 Views 23 Comments

The brothers were unharmed by the fall but might have suffered from smoke inhalation.

Man questioned as part of arson investigation into French cathedral fire
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Man questioned as part of arson investigation into French cathedral fire

Jul 19th 2020, 12:59 PM 11,716 Views 4 Comments

The fire brought back memories of the devastating blaze in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris last year.

Arson inquiry launched as French firefighters battle blaze in Nantes cathedral
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Arson inquiry launched as French firefighters battle blaze in Nantes cathedral

Jul 18th 2020, 1:19 PM 20,205 Views 17 Comments

The fire brought back memories of the devastating blaze in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris last year.

Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames
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Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames

Jul 16th 2020, 7:46 AM 21,055 Views 24 Comments

Some 1.15 million hectares of forest have been burnt.

Notre Dame cathedral to be rebuilt as it looked before fire last year
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Notre Dame cathedral to be rebuilt as it looked before fire last year

Jul 10th 2020, 1:06 PM 13,258 Views 25 Comments

To stay historically accurate, it will again be built with potentially toxic lead.

'Appalling': Local TD condemns suspected arson attack in Dundalk
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'Appalling': Local TD condemns suspected arson attack in Dundalk

Updated Jul 5th 2020, 2:45 PM 28,182 Views 6 Comments

The house, in Clontygora Court, caught fire at around 3.35am this morning.

41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey
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41 people injured in explosion at fireworks factory in Turkey

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:08 PM 7,735 Views 6 Comments

Up to 200 people were inside the factory but most escaped unharmed.

Firefighters and gardaí at scene of car on fire at Carrickmines Retail Park
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Firefighters and gardaí at scene of car on fire at Carrickmines Retail Park

Jun 20th 2020, 5:46 PM 80,654 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí have confirmed that no injuries have been reported.

Firefighters battle gorse fire in Louth overnight
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Firefighters battle gorse fire in Louth overnight

Jun 3rd 2020, 8:14 AM 16,104 Views 0 Comments

Onlookers were asked to disperse last night as fire crews focused on protecting homes in the area.

Gardaí launch investigation after two men die in Dublin house fire
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Gardaí launch investigation after two men die in Dublin house fire

May 23rd 2020, 4:28 PM 32,424 Views 4 Comments

The bodies of two men were discovered in a house in Drimnagh.

11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles
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11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles

May 17th 2020, 12:05 PM 28,748 Views 25 Comments

The significant explosion” occurred at around 6.30pm local time on Saturday.

Firefighters battle large blaze in north Dublin with smoke visible city wide
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Firefighters battle large blaze in north Dublin with smoke visible city wide

May 16th 2020, 2:12 PM 71,802 Views 33 Comments

Four fire engines are at the scene just off the M50 at Ballymun.

No injuries as another fire at historic building in north Dublin brought under control
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No injuries as another fire at historic building in north Dublin brought under control

May 5th 2020, 8:59 AM 62,105 Views 24 Comments

More than 20 firefighters from a number of stations attended the scene.

Man due in court over 2018 house fire which resulted in death of 44-year-old man
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Man due in court over 2018 house fire which resulted in death of 44-year-old man

Apr 19th 2020, 8:53 PM 16,234 Views 0 Comments

The fire occurred at Oakland’s Terrace, Rathgar at around 3am on Tuesday 21 August 2018.

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone
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Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 5:10 PM 44,568 Views 33 Comments

Hundreds of firefighters have been battling several forest fires around Chernobyl for the past 10 days.

Two people hospitalised following domestic fire in Wicklow
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Two people hospitalised following domestic fire in Wicklow

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:08 AM 23,200 Views 6 Comments

The blaze happened at a property in Bray at around 6.35pm last night.

Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park
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Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park

Mar 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 36,859 Views 24 Comments

The fire took a number of hours to bring under control last night.

Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex
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Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex

Mar 29th 2020, 2:08 PM 41,760 Views 10 Comments

Four people were taken to hospital, three adults and one child.

Home of Ryder Cup winning captain Davis Love III burns to the ground
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Home of Ryder Cup winning captain Davis Love III burns to the ground

Mar 27th 2020, 6:45 PM 8,320 Views 0 Comments

The 55-year-old and his family were not injured in the early morning blaze, fortunately.

Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight
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Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight

Mar 26th 2020, 1:30 PM 71,535 Views 80 Comments

Gardaí said no injuries were reported in the incident.

Two men in their 40s and 50s found dead following house fire in Meath
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Two men in their 40s and 50s found dead following house fire in Meath

Mar 26th 2020, 8:10 AM 42,555 Views 4 Comments

Two other occupants of the house were uninjured.

Fire breaks out near Paris train station after protests led to violence
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Fire breaks out near Paris train station after protests led to violence

Feb 28th 2020, 5:59 PM 14,519 Views 11 Comments

Police on Twitter told people to avoid the area.

Whirlpool recalls more models of Hotpoint washing machines amid fire concerns
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Whirlpool recalls more models of Hotpoint washing machines amid fire concerns

Feb 20th 2020, 2:11 PM 41,438 Views 16 Comments

An issue has been identified with the door lock system on affected models.

Gardaí investigating suspected criminal damage after fire breaks out at property in Athboy
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Gardaí investigating suspected criminal damage after fire breaks out at property in Athboy

Feb 13th 2020, 7:45 AM 11,989 Views 1 Comment

It is understood the fire took place at the former O’Growney National School.

Firefighters rescue man by ladder as he attempts to flee burning high-rise building in LA
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Firefighters rescue man by ladder as he attempts to flee burning high-rise building in LA

Jan 30th 2020, 8:30 AM 28,006 Views 16 Comments

Seven people, including a three-month-old child, were taken to hospital after the incident.

Gardaí investigating after man (40s) dies in fire at apartment in Cavan town
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Gardaí investigating after man (40s) dies in fire at apartment in Cavan town

Jan 26th 2020, 8:57 AM 16,335 Views 1 Comment

The fire broke out at an apartment off Main Street shortly before 8pm last night.

Firefighters bring large blaze at Dublin house under control
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Firefighters bring large blaze at Dublin house under control

Updated Jan 23rd 2020, 7:28 PM 52,587 Views 8 Comments

No injuries were reported but there was extensive damage to the property.

'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs
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'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs

Jan 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 59,157 Views 92 Comments

An audit last year found potential fire safety deficiencies that could cost owners up to €14,000 each to repair.

Gardaí investigate fire that 'destroyed' Meath councillor's office
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Gardaí investigate fire that 'destroyed' Meath councillor's office

Jan 14th 2020, 5:34 PM 20,916 Views 8 Comments

Sharon Keoghan said her office is adjoined to apartments and the fire “could have been devastating for so many people”.

Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry
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Emergency services tackling nightclub blaze in Derry

Jan 9th 2020, 8:35 PM 15,798 Views 5 Comments

The fire began shortly before 7pm.

Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze
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Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze

Jan 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 32,173 Views 26 Comments

More than 30 animals were killed in the fire.

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates
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New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates

Updated Jan 2nd 2020, 11:10 AM 37,122 Views 24 Comments

High temperatures and strong winds are expected to return this weekend, making conditions worse.