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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with calls for Fireman Sam to be renamed, to be more inclusive? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with calls for Fireman Sam to be renamed, to be more inclusive?

A fire service in England has dropped the character as a mascot, describing him as outdated.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork Blackpool

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

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

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 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 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 No reports of casualties as major fire rages at building complex in north Dublin city Ballymun

No reports of casualties as major fire rages at building complex in north Dublin city

Roads are closed in the area as emergency services deal with the blaze at the Metro Hotel complex in Ballymun.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment Equipment

Dublin Fire Brigade rolls out upgrade of controversial breathing equipment

There have been a number of reports over the years of this equipment failing and the representative association Ifesa took legal action to suspend their use.

From TheJournal.ie At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre Davao

At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre

Firefighters have concluded that all those trapped in the building are dead.

From TheJournal.ie Double-murder trial hears two bullets recovered from skulls of men found in burning car Louth

Double-murder trial hears two bullets recovered from skulls of men found in burning car

The two men were found shot dead in the burnt car on 7 March 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters battling large blaze at derelict building in north Dublin Killester

Firefighters battling large blaze at derelict building in north Dublin

The fire has been ablaze in north Dublin for more than an hour.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after running into Burning Man festival flames Nevada

Man dies after running into Burning Man festival flames

More than 70,000 people are attending the art and music celebration in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.

From TheJournal.ie Don't be alarmed, it is just a drill: Dublin Fire Brigade out on Henry Street today Don't Panic

Don't be alarmed, it is just a drill: Dublin Fire Brigade out on Henry Street today

Firefighters conducted a training exercise outside the Ilac Shopping Centre today.

From TheJournal.ie UK firefighters using mini oxygen masks specially designed for pets Smokey Paws

UK firefighters using mini oxygen masks specially designed for pets

Dublin Fire Brigade says it is not currently considering this.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay Breaking Point

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay

Firefighters and paramedics in Dublin want their overtime rate raised to 1.5 times regular pay, in line with the rest of the country and the Dublin City Council standard.

From TheJournal.ie Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave Triple Digit Temperatures

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave

Over 3,000 firefighters battled the blazes yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters bring massive fire at derelict Cork city building under control Old Hospital

Firefighters bring massive fire at derelict Cork city building under control

St Kevins is a 200-year-old red-bricked building located on a hill overlooking Cork city.

From TheJournal.ie Forest fire near Spanish national park forces evacuation of 1,000 people Spain

Forest fire near Spanish national park forces evacuation of 1,000 people

The regional president of Andalusia said authorities are not “ruling out the human factor” as a possible cause.

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires Victims

Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires

At least 64 people have died in fires that swept through the centre of the country at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Portugal in mourning as firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfire Devastation

Portugal in mourning as firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfire

At least 62 people died as the fire swept through central Portugal at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie London fire: 'There is a risk we may not be able to identify everybody' Grenfell Tower

London fire: 'There is a risk we may not be able to identify everybody'

Police say the recovery process will be difficult, as angry locals asked London Mayor Sadiq Khan some tough questions.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a massive honour - I'm the third generation of firefighter in my family' Passing Out

'It's a massive honour - I'm the third generation of firefighter in my family'

The latest recruits to the Dublin and Waterford Fire Brigades had their passing-out ceremony today.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters respond to fire above Lush on Henry Street Dublin Fire Brigade

Firefighters respond to fire above Lush on Henry Street

Five units of the fire brigade are responding to reports of smoke coming from the premises.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's so hard to take in': Woman (20s) dies in fire at home of club rugby players Limerick

'It's so hard to take in': Woman (20s) dies in fire at home of club rugby players

The woman’s body was discovered in an upstairs bedroom in the house.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dr Seuss or a librarian in Cashel?': Council workers are having the craic on Twitter today Unsung Heroes

'Dr Seuss or a librarian in Cashel?': Council workers are having the craic on Twitter today

‘Our Council Day’ has been showcasing the work of firefighters, librarians and other behind-the-scenes employees.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters used phone app with sheep noises to save lamb stuck in drain Not A Baaad Days Work

Firefighters used phone app with sheep noises to save lamb stuck in drain

But not before they tried out their own sheep impressions.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lives are being put at risk': Roscommon Fire Brigade to go on strike as all-out action looms Strike Action

'Lives are being put at risk': Roscommon Fire Brigade to go on strike as all-out action looms

Siptu said the firefighters are prepared to go on all-out strike if there is no agreement.

From TheJournal.ie Misfiring alarm drowns entire Californian airport in several feet of foam Land Of Cotton

Misfiring alarm drowns entire Californian airport in several feet of foam

Locals were advised to steer clear of the foam mass as it constitutes a skin irritant.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin fire crews express solidarity with their 'brothers in blue' United We Stand

Dublin fire crews express solidarity with their 'brothers in blue'

A number of stations have expressed their support for gardaĆ­ through unofficial Facebook pages.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters called to remove highly-hazardous material from housing estate Clondalkin

Firefighters called to remove highly-hazardous material from housing estate

The area was made safe by emergency services this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters rescue man who got stuck in chimney after losing keys Arizona This post contains images

Firefighters rescue man who got stuck in chimney after losing keys

The man was stuck for four hours after trying to get into his house via the chimney.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire Costa Blanca

Hundreds evacuated from popular Spanish resort as crews battle wildfire

Officials suspect the fire was started deliberately.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters tackling blaze at Bray Head Gorse Fire

Firefighters tackling blaze at Bray Head

No injuries have been reported.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters had a busy day dealing with car fires in Dublin Toxic Gas

Firefighters had a busy day dealing with car fires in Dublin

Meanwhile, DFB has encouraged people to learn CPR.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters remain in hospital after explosion in Macroom Cork

Firefighters remain in hospital after explosion in Macroom

One man was released from Cork University Hospital yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Another care home failure, an assault on an Afghan family and three injured firefighters…

From TheJournal.ie This swingers venue went on fire last night Birmingham

This swingers venue went on fire last night

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

From TheJournal.ie Baby boy visits firefighters who helped deliver him last week A Hard Day's Labour This post contains images

Baby boy visits firefighters who helped deliver him last week

He has been named after the men who helped bring him into the world.

From TheJournal.ie The Eiffel Tower closed for hours after man climbs it wearing a backpack The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower closed for hours after man climbs it wearing a backpack

A policeman at the scene said the intruder may have been seeking to parachute off the tower.

From TheJournal.ie Two babies delivered with help of Dublin firefighters this morning Baby Boom

Two babies delivered with help of Dublin firefighters this morning

Both mothers and babies are doing well.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Wildfires incinerate homes in California Lake County This post contains images

PHOTOS: Wildfires incinerate homes in California

At least one person has been killed.

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