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At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast
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At least 25 people confirmed dead after dive boat sinks in flames off California coast

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:49 AM 15,831 Views 3 Comments

Nine other people who were onboard remain missing.

Plan underway to remove 50 cars which were completely destroyed in a Cork shopping centre blaze
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Plan underway to remove 50 cars which were completely destroyed in a Cork shopping centre blaze

Sep 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 25,156 Views 42 Comments

Two levels of the multi-storey car park were engulfed in flames.

Vehicles 'completely destroyed' during fire at car park in Cork shopping centre
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Vehicles 'completely destroyed' during fire at car park in Cork shopping centre

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:54 AM 38,207 Views 73 Comments

Nobody was injured in the fire at the building on Saturday evening.

Large fire at Cork shopping centre brought under control overnight
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Large fire at Cork shopping centre brought under control overnight

Sep 1st 2019, 8:01 AM 31,966 Views 40 Comments

The fire broke out at Douglas Shopping Centre in Cork City yesterday evening.

Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre
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Firefighters battle large blaze at Cork shopping centre

Aug 31st 2019, 8:13 PM 53,046 Views 38 Comments

Several units from around Cork City are in attendance.

Man (70s) dies following early morning house fire in Waterford
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Man (70s) dies following early morning house fire in Waterford

Aug 31st 2019, 9:26 AM 16,651 Views 3 Comments

The fire was brought under control by local fire services.

Four teens arrested over house fire in Drogheda
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Four teens arrested over house fire in Drogheda

Aug 27th 2019, 9:40 PM 20,097 Views 0 Comments

The fire took place in July in Rathmullen Park.

Teenager charged after 'suspicious fire' breaks out at Scottish high school
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Teenager charged after 'suspicious fire' breaks out at Scottish high school

Aug 26th 2019, 1:18 PM 11,800 Views 0 Comments

More than 80 firefighters worked through the night at Woodmill High School.

Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island
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Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island

Aug 19th 2019, 8:47 AM 24,959 Views 7 Comments

More than 600 firefighters and 14 aircraft have battled to contain the flames.

Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork
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Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork

Aug 19th 2019, 8:13 AM 16,744 Views 1 Comment

Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the building in the Blackpool area yesterday evening.

Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1
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Five people taken to hospital after collision between car and campervan on M1

Aug 18th 2019, 12:28 PM 64,126 Views 38 Comments

Their injuries are believed to be minor.

Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people
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Gran Canaria wildfire sparks evacuation of hundreds of people

Aug 12th 2019, 12:21 PM 29,741 Views 2 Comments

Police said they detained a man for allegedly starting the fire by using welding equipment.

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast
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Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 10:15 AM 31,964 Views 54 Comments

A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.

Man in his 60s dies in house fire in Kerry
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Man in his 60s dies in house fire in Kerry

Aug 9th 2019, 8:32 AM 15,099 Views 2 Comments

The man, the sole occupant of the house, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fire breaks out on the seventh floor of apartment complex in Dublin city centre
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Fire breaks out on the seventh floor of apartment complex in Dublin city centre

Jul 24th 2019, 11:14 AM 24,589 Views 16 Comments

It is understood the fire broke out on the balcony of a seventh floor apartment shortly before 10am this morning and spread inside.

Winds revive Portugal wildfires as over 30 people injured by the flames
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Winds revive Portugal wildfires as over 30 people injured by the flames

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:38 PM 6,911 Views 0 Comments

Seven regions of Portugal have been on fire alert today because of the dry weather and high temperatures.

'Something strange is going on': 1,300 firefighters battle blazes in Portugal
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'Something strange is going on': 1,300 firefighters battle blazes in Portugal

Jul 21st 2019, 2:39 PM 44,461 Views 19 Comments

Authorities are looking into whether the fires were started deliberately.

24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio
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24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio

Updated Jul 18th 2019, 10:17 AM 15,290 Views 20 Comments

Dozens of other people have been injured in the fire at the studio in the city of Kyoto.

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires
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Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

Jul 12th 2019, 1:53 PM 13,402 Views 6 Comments

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

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire
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Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire

Jul 11th 2019, 11:44 AM 13,611 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Jul 4th 2019, 7:41 AM 29,473 Views 24 Comments

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

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues
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Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

Jun 29th 2019, 3:06 PM 19,393 Views 11 Comments

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.

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

Jun 26th 2019, 5:25 PM 11,093 Views 32 Comments

The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.

Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery
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Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery

Jun 21st 2019, 2:55 PM 15,321 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jun 9th 2019, 6:56 PM 37,166 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Jun 7th 2019, 8:56 AM 18,172 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jun 2nd 2019, 2:54 PM 28,490 Views 8 Comments

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

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

May 25th 2019, 11:42 AM 13,880 Views 6 Comments

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

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India
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At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

May 25th 2019, 7:24 AM 6,114 Views 0 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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

May 9th 2019, 3:17 PM 25,375 Views 8 Comments

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

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

May 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,925 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2019, 4:22 PM 27,321 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Apr 22nd 2019, 12:40 PM 29,636 Views 27 Comments

Donegal Fire Service and gardaí are at the scene.

Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal
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Gardaí investigating after gorse fire destroys house in Co Donegal

Apr 20th 2019, 3:56 PM 21,248 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2019, 7:24 PM 18,573 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,934 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2019, 9:53 PM 20,269 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2019, 10:39 AM 33,959 Views 84 Comments

The restoration is expected to take a number of years.

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

Apr 16th 2019, 8:27 AM 23,620 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2019, 7:55 AM 74,215 Views 12 Comments

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