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Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control
The fire broke out yesterday evening.
He saw the plight of older people and couldn't stand idly by: Remembering Willie Bermingham
Donal Fallon remembers the founder of ALONE on the 30th anniversary of his death.
One person injured in large industrial fire in north Dublin
Dublin Fire Brigade said it has made good progress and will be scaling back the response soon.
Siptu firefighters call for fire risk assessment of all Celtic Tiger buildings
Siptu said that buildings constructed between 2000 and 2014 was when “so-called light-touch regulation was at its most extreme”.
77-year-old accused of setting blaze at retirement home to lure firefighters who he then shot
Pensioner Thomas Kim was arrested soon after shooting two firefighters, one of whom has died, at his California retirement home.
Call in the air support: How Dublin Fire Brigade is using drones
The force now has a growing air support unit, ready to be deployed to major incidents.
US firefighter can drive and swim again one year after face transplant
Patrick Hardison (42) was disfigured when the roof of a burning home collapsed on top of him in 2001.
Is your area getting a brand new fire station?
Over the next four years, 16 new fire stations will be constructed.
Here’s what it’s like for a fireman on Halloween night
Firefighter Trevor Hunt says tonight will be the busiest night of the year for the Dublin Fire Brigade.
Dublin firefighters deliver baby girl on M50
Both mother and baby are doing well.
Firefighter rushed to hospital after breathing equipment failure
The woman was treated for smoke inhalation and has since been released from hospital.
The Firefighter: 'It's never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting'
Those of us with kids will rise early to see if Santa came to visit, have some breakfast, exchange gifts and then wish our loved ones a Happy Christmas as we leave for work.
Dublin fireman will run marathon with child's weight on his shoulders to highlight teen suicide
Don’t worry though, he won’t be running with an actual child on his shoulders.
VIDEO: A firefighter's view as he tackles a terrifying house blaze
See the fire as if you were the person tasked with putting it out.
3 hours 41 minutes and 10 seconds for a marathon, in full firefighting gear, in Cork
Alex O’Shea did the Rebel county proud by setting a new Guinness World Record for his sweltering feat.
Run a marathon in steel-capped boots, overalls and helmet? Sign me up, says Cork fireman
“When I started too I was totally preoccupied about the weight,” says firefighter Alex O’Shea. “What I realised then is that its the pair of boots with a steel toe cap — that’s the real concern.”
This fireman is having the worst day EVER
We’ve all been there. Just not this visibly and awkwardly.
Ex-firefighter running in locals wants whistleblower legislation for all public sector workers
John Kidd said he’ll be sticking up for middle income workers if he’s elected.
Column: Working as a firefighter over the festive period can be hard – but it’s worth it
Our control centre handles fire and rescue calls for the whole of Leinster, so we’re always busy, but Christmas and New Year can often be when we’re needed most, writes Trevor Hunt.
Firefighter survives six-storey fall
South African emergency worker is trapped in scorching shaft for three hours but emerges with just a bruised hip.
Woman in her 40s killed in Wicklow house fire
Two children, aged 13 and 15, escaped the blaze at the Monastery Grove in Enniskerry and are being treated for injuries in hospital.
Firefighters seek colleagues' bodies as search for Texas bodies continues
The community of West still doesn’t know how many people may have died, as rescuers carefully work through piles of debris.
Police say between 5 and 15 killed in Texas fertiliser explosion
Waco police said they are treating the incident as a crime scene for now, but that there is no evidence that it was anything other than accidental.
VIDEO: A year in the life of a fireman
This is a year of footage filmed by a fireman condensed to eight minutes.
Firefighter killed as Spain battles deadly wildfires
One person has been killed and three others injured in forest fires raging across Spain.