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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 22 June, 2017

#Fire

# fire - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie 'It was just not good enough': Theresa May apologises for reaction to Grenfell tragedy Taking Responsibility

'It was just not good enough': Theresa May apologises for reaction to Grenfell tragedy

Reports emerged that the cladding may have given off gas that contributed to some of the 79 deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Historic Kildare pub badly damaged in overnight fire The Village Inn

Historic Kildare pub badly damaged in overnight fire

The Village Inn is reputed as the place where Arthur Guinness brewed his first beer.

# fire - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal Forest Fires

Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal

Earlier reports had suggested a plane had crashed while attempting to battle the blazes.

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.

# fire - Monday 19 June, 2017

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.

# fire - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62 Portugal

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

From TheJournal.ie Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK' Investigation

Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK'

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has made the claims today.

# fire - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Met police say 58 presumed dead in Grenfell tower fire Death Toll

Met police say 58 presumed dead in Grenfell tower fire

The number of confirmed fatalities remains at 30.

# fire - Friday 16 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fires still breaking out at London tower block as police say identification of bodies could take months Grenfell Tower

Fires still breaking out at London tower block as police say identification of bodies could take months

The London Fire Brigade says that it does not expect to find any more survivors after the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie London tower block fire must serve as a 'wake up call' to Ireland Fire Safety

London tower block fire must serve as a 'wake up call' to Ireland

Following on from the fire, concerns have been raised about a number of issues around Ireland’s fire safety regulations.

# fire - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First victim of London tower fire named as search for the missing continues Grenfell Tower

First victim of London tower fire named as search for the missing continues

Mohammed Alhajali has been named as the Grenfell Tower fire’s first victim.

# fire - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie London fire: Death toll rises to 12 following tower block blaze Grenfell Tower

London fire: Death toll rises to 12 following tower block blaze

Almost 70 people have been taken to hospital as firefighters continue fighting the blaze.

World champion boxers devastated after fire at tower block of old club

George Groves and James DeGale say their thoughts are with the residents of Grenfell Tower.

From TheJournal.ie Residents at London tower block had warned of fire safety concerns Tragedy

Residents at London tower block had warned of fire safety concerns

The Grenfell Action Group said that “only a serious loss of life” would highlight their concerns.

# fire - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters battle blaze at derelict pub in Balbriggan De Bruins

Firefighters battle blaze at derelict pub in Balbriggan

The street was closed off as units dealt with the “significant” fire at the pub.

# fire - Friday 2 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room Botched Robbery

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room

Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.

# fire - Saturday 20 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire Elizabeth Soffe

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire

Elizabeth Soffe was badly burned in the fire.

# fire - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nasa has taken an aerial photo of Ireland's gorse fires as public warned of health risks Up In Flames

Nasa has taken an aerial photo of Ireland's gorse fires as public warned of health risks

There have been more than 100 serious gorse and forest fires in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens left homeless after fire destroyed up to 60 apartments in Blanchardstown Verdemont

Dozens left homeless after fire destroyed up to 60 apartments in Blanchardstown

Up to 100 residents were unable to go back to their apartments last night.

# fire - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Roof caves in at scene of major fire at Blanchardstown apartment block Dublin

Roof caves in at scene of major fire at Blanchardstown apartment block

The fire is raging at a block of apartments at Verdemont on the Snugborough Road.

From TheJournal.ie Over a third of Ireland's largest forest has been destroyed by gorse fire Galway This post contains videos

Over a third of Ireland's largest forest has been destroyed by gorse fire

Gardaí have asked people to avoid the Cloosh Valley area.

# fire - Monday 8 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One person rescued after domestic fire in Beaumont this evening Dublin

One person rescued after domestic fire in Beaumont this evening

In separate incidents, the Dublin Fire Brigade attended a gorse fire in Glencullen, and a tree on fire in Newlands Cross.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident Moyross

'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident

Locals in Moyross believe someone ‘did something stupid’ and the fire spead to the play park.

# fire - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire Ox Mountains

Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire

Sligo Fire Brigade, Coillte and the Air Corps have been involved in the operation over the last number of days.

# fire - Friday 5 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Emergency services at scene of large fire in Limerick factory Raheen

Emergency services at scene of large fire in Limerick factory

The fire service said no injuries have been reported.

# fire - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Smoke seen across Limerick as fire breaks out in scrap metal yard Scrap Metal

Smoke seen across Limerick as fire breaks out in scrap metal yard

Nearby residents are being asked to close their windows.

# fire - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters tackle another weekend of massive gorse fires Howth

Firefighters tackle another weekend of massive gorse fires

Gorse fires continue to spread across the country, exacerbated by dry weather conditions.

# fire - Monday 1 May, 2017

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.

# fire - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate after elderly woman dies in house fire in north county Dublin Lusk

Gardaí investigate after elderly woman dies in house fire in north county Dublin

A number of units of the Dublin Fire Brigade were called to the fire in a house in Walshestown, Lusk.

# fire - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together Tragedy

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together

Tributes have been paid to both men online.

# fire - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It was scary last night. You could hear animals in the valley': Gorse fire in Cork brought under control Gougane Barra

'It was scary last night. You could hear animals in the valley': Gorse fire in Cork brought under control

Firefighters have been working through the night to keep the fire under control.

# fire - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo Tragedy

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo

Emergency services were called to the scene at 5am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers defend 'extreme and irresponsible' gorse bush burning as best practice Burning Land

Farmers defend 'extreme and irresponsible' gorse bush burning as best practice

The recent spell of dry weather has left firefighters battling gorse bush blazes, with farmers often blamed for starting them.

# fire - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gorse fires blaze at Mosney as fire brigade warns public to be careful Meath

Gorse fires blaze at Mosney as fire brigade warns public to be careful

Dublin Fire Brigade and Louth Fire Service both were called into fight yesterday’s fire.

# fire - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 11 people rescued from Tallaght apartment fire Cookstown Way

11 people rescued from Tallaght apartment fire

Six have been taken to hospital.

# fire - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Mountains gorse fire sparks warning for people during dry weather Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin Mountains gorse fire sparks warning for people during dry weather

Dublin Fire Brigade said it was ‘hard to say’ what started last night’s fire.

# fire - Monday 10 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman in serious condition after Waterford fire that injured four firefighters Wellington St

Woman in serious condition after Waterford fire that injured four firefighters

Emergency services were called to the blaze on Wellington St at around 11pm.

# fire - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man dies in house fire in rural Clare Kilrush

Elderly man dies in house fire in rural Clare

The fire is not being treated as suspicious

# fire - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fire brought under control after Beacon South Quarter apartments evacuated Sandyford

Fire brought under control after Beacon South Quarter apartments evacuated

Four Dublin Fire Brigade units from Dun Laoghaire and Donnybrook fire stations brought the blaze under control.

# fire - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Large fire breaks out near world's tallest building in Dubai Skyscraper This post contains videos

Large fire breaks out near world's tallest building in Dubai

Luckily, no injuries have been reported.

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