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

Apr 14th 2019, 5:20 PM 19,947 Views 13 Comments

She shared footage of the aftermath on Instagram.

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

Apr 4th 2019, 3:26 PM 39,782 Views 8 Comments

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

55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block
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55 firefighters tackle overnight blaze at Belfast apartment block

Apr 3rd 2019, 12:04 PM 6,793 Views 2 Comments

Eighty people had to leave the building.

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books
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Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Apr 1st 2019, 12:46 PM 83,721 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,918 Views 7 Comments

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

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

Mar 25th 2019, 5:02 PM 100,993 Views 27 Comments

The man is being detained in Coolock Garda Station.

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 2:56 PM 22,688 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Mar 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 13,835 Views 2 Comments

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

Fire at abandoned mill in Drogheda brought under control
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Fire at abandoned mill in Drogheda brought under control

Mar 16th 2019, 11:58 AM 11,066 Views 9 Comments

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

Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill
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Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill

Updated Mar 15th 2019, 7:28 PM 25,266 Views 31 Comments

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

Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison
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Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison

Mar 12th 2019, 6:51 PM 12,960 Views 3 Comments

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

Section of Temple Bar closed off after fire at restaurant
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Section of Temple Bar closed off after fire at restaurant

Mar 11th 2019, 7:52 PM 37,086 Views 13 Comments

The alarm was raised at around half five this evening.

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
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At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh

Feb 21st 2019, 6:59 AM 5,567 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Feb 9th 2019, 3:35 PM 12,674 Views 2 Comments

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

Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children
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Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children

Feb 8th 2019, 8:29 PM 25,742 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Feb 8th 2019, 12:22 PM 3,138 Views 0 Comments

The cause was not immediately known.

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

Feb 6th 2019, 6:53 PM 45,902 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Updated Feb 5th 2019, 8:22 PM 31,660 Views 6 Comments

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

Four children who died in house fire in Staffordshire in UK overnight are named
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Four children who died in house fire in Staffordshire in UK overnight are named

Feb 5th 2019, 7:46 PM 15,641 Views 5 Comments

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

'Significant' amount of suspected cannabis plants destroyed following grow-house fire
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'Significant' amount of suspected cannabis plants destroyed following grow-house fire

Feb 4th 2019, 9:15 PM 18,291 Views 12 Comments

The fire broke out in a bed in Bruff, Co Limerick in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Buncrana Main Street closed as major fire engulfs building
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Buncrana Main Street closed as major fire engulfs building

Feb 4th 2019, 9:03 AM 20,423 Views 3 Comments

The blaze broke out in a premises adjacent to The Plaza on Upper Main Street shortly after 9pm.

Fire services extinguish blaze after bus catches fire on the Navan Road in Dublin
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Fire services extinguish blaze after bus catches fire on the Navan Road in Dublin

Updated Jan 23rd 2019, 9:54 PM 29,854 Views 4 Comments

There are currently two fire engines from Phisborough fire station on the scene.

Woman (40s) dies in house fire in Clifden, Co Galway
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Woman (40s) dies in house fire in Clifden, Co Galway

Jan 19th 2019, 10:31 AM 17,858 Views 3 Comments

The fire broke out at a house in Tullyvoheen shortly after 7pm last night.

Fire services extinguish early morning blaze at Laois pub
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Fire services extinguish early morning blaze at Laois pub

Jan 19th 2019, 10:21 AM 18,949 Views 3 Comments

The fire has caused extensive damage to the public house.

Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive
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Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive

Jan 17th 2019, 5:13 PM 8,825 Views 8 Comments

John Keith Connors had a “tiny window” of opportunity to enter the burning mobile home, the inquest heard.

Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon
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Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon

Jan 17th 2019, 4:12 PM 10,582 Views 11 Comments

The explosion hit days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery.

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen
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Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen

Updated Jan 14th 2019, 2:01 PM 23,763 Views 28 Comments

Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.

'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win'
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'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win'

Jan 12th 2019, 10:27 AM 18,838 Views 124 Comments

There are clear victims here – the men, women and children who were forced to flee their homes, Dr Fiona O’Reilly writes.

'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
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'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Updated Jan 11th 2019, 2:10 PM 42,763 Views 118 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.

Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border
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Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border

Jan 10th 2019, 9:37 PM 41,143 Views 126 Comments

The fire broke out shortly before 8pm.

Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed 'menstruation hut'
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Nepali woman and her two children die in outlawed 'menstruation hut'

Jan 10th 2019, 4:19 PM 54,427 Views 30 Comments

The ancient shunning practice known as “chhaupadi” was outlawed in 2005.

Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together
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Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together

Jan 7th 2019, 2:29 PM 17,176 Views 0 Comments

Players in escape room games are locked inside a room or building and must solve puzzles to unlock the door.

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire
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Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Jan 6th 2019, 4:42 PM 19,812 Views 8 Comments

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room
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Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 10:46 PM 66,556 Views 10 Comments

The man with severe burns was taken to an intensive care unit.

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Serious fire in Bray brought under control, diversions remain in place

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 10:35 AM 42,286 Views 15 Comments

The fire broke out overnight on the Main Street of Bray.

Man dies after New Year's Day apartment fire in Dublin
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Man dies after New Year's Day apartment fire in Dublin

Jan 2nd 2019, 11:27 AM 21,451 Views 1 Comment

Residents of the apartment complex off Benburb Street alerted fire crews just before 9pm and the fire was quickly extinguished.

Man in his 80s dies from injuries sustained in Christmas Eve hospital fire
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Man in his 80s dies from injuries sustained in Christmas Eve hospital fire

Dec 27th 2018, 7:00 PM 22,059 Views 4 Comments

The fire was contained to one room and several other patients are now being treated for injuries.

Fire services extinguish Christmas morning blaze at Kilkenny hotel
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Fire services extinguish Christmas morning blaze at Kilkenny hotel

Updated Dec 25th 2018, 2:10 PM 55,467 Views 11 Comments

The alarm was raised at around 9am this morning.

Three patients taken to hospital after fire on a ward at St Luke's Hospital in Dublin
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Three patients taken to hospital after fire on a ward at St Luke's Hospital in Dublin

Dec 24th 2018, 2:21 PM 17,828 Views 0 Comments

One patient is being treated for burn injuries and two with smoke inhalation.

Gardaí investigating fire at KBC building in Dublin city centre
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Gardaí investigating fire at KBC building in Dublin city centre

Dec 21st 2018, 9:34 AM 41,704 Views 163 Comments

The alarm was raised last night and a fire was extinguished in the lobby.