Fire Brigade News

2015 NEWS STORIES

31/12/15 14.30 – Section 75 following risk assessment on fire stations in Northern Ireland 
29/12/15 15.00 – Fire Crews swing into action to tackle fire at ‘private members’ club

22/12/15 21.00 – Festive Fire-fighters help fund local radio Toy Appeal

06/12/15 17.00 – RED ALERT – Calls Flood in for Emergency Assistance

29/11/15 10.00 – Major Investment for Fire Brigade Training Centre in Hacketstown

12/11/15 10.00 – Dublin Fire Brigade seeking to recruit Emergency Controllers

12/11/15 08.00 – Fire Fighter and ‘true hero’ taken on his last journey

11/11/15 19.00 – Carlow & Meath Fire Services are tops n International Challenge
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09/11/15 08.30 – Dublin Fire Brigade guidelines on use of drones almost complete

01/11/15 10.30 – Halloween attacks on firefighters in Cork, Limerick and Dublin

22/10/15 18.30 – Possible plans for new fire station in County Carlow

16/10/15 17.00 – Fire fighters pay tribute to the late Niall Tomkins

10/10/15 08.30 – A number of fatalities confirmed in Dublin fire

05/10/15 08.00 – National Fire Safety Week to launch in Belfast

04/10/15 18.30 – Planned day of industrial action by Dublin Fire Brigade called off

26/09/15 10.30 – Cork warehouse fire prevented from spreading and family escape house fire in Cork

19/09/15 20.00 – UK – Radical plans to merge Emergency Services into one in Tri-Service Stations

18/09/15 12.00 – Emergency Times to attend the UK Emergency Services Show

18/09/15 08.30 – DFB mobilise ‘full response’ to confirmed fire in Dublin Port Tunnel

13/09/15 10.00 – Multiple fire units tackle major Drogheda blaze overnight

12/09/15 15.00 – Two firefighters hospitalised following attack

10.09.15 15.00 – New Community Fire Station officially opened

02/09/15 08.30 – Large fire at Airport Road storage & warehouse facility Dublin

31/08/15 19.00 – Dublin Fire Brigade V’s National Ambulance Service in Charity Boxing Match

26/08/15 15.00 – Dublin Fire Brigade vote in favour of strike action over recruitment failure

18/08/15 21.00 – Donegal Fire Service undergo training with the Irish Coast Guard

18/08/15 16.00 – Several businesses destroyed in Carlow Fire

16/08/15 10.00 – Ten Units of Limerick Fire & Rescue Service tackle large blaze

14/08/15 12.00 – Dublin Fire Brigade extinguish large blaze close to Dublin Airport

04/08/15 08.00 – Firefighter killed in crash responding to 999 False Alarm

02/06/15 11.10 – Fire-fighter to cycle 180k and run 50k for Charity following Dad’s accident

02/06/15 08.00 – On The Move! Waterford Fire Station
10/06/15 18.00 – One man dead, another critical and three fire fighters hospitalised
06/06/15 16.15 – Kerry Emergency Services Charity Cycle 2015
06/06/15 16.00 – MAJOR INCIDENT declared in Northern Ireland
29/05/15 14.00 – Emergency Services support Bank Holiday Road Safety campaign
19/05/15 11.00 – Meath Fire Service puts the wheels in motion for Charity
12/05/15 13.00 – 2015 Chief Fire Officers Association Conference
02/05/15 14.00 – Motorcyclists reminded about the dangers on the roads
28/04/15 15.00 – Limerick launches new Major Emergency Co-Ordination Unit
24/04/15 18.00 – Firefighters suspend their ballot on industrial action

08/04/15 16.00 – London’s Emergency Services respond to Train and Lorry incident

01/04/15 15.00 – Kildare Fire Service deny suggestions of water pressure issues at Newbridge fire

01/04/15 10.20 – Man arrested after six houses destroyed in Kildare fire
21/03/15 19.00 – Firefighters vote for Industrial and Strike Action
28/02/15 10.00 – Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue issue new fire kit
24/02/15 19.00 – VIDEO: Ireland’s firefighters protest in Dublin
23/02/15 13.30 – Firefighters to march in Dublin to highlight safety concerns
22/02/15 13.00 – London Fire Brigade bring ‘arson’ blaze under control
21/02/15 19.30 – Northern Ireland firefighter appointed Chief of Manchester
21/02/15 19.00 – Limerick Fire Service launch prevention campaign
21/02/15 16.00 – Clare Fire Service retains Health & Safety Standards
29/01/15 15.00 – SIPTU Union: Retained fire-fighters to ballot for Strike Action
22/01/15 09.30 Major Incident Averted following Kildare Bus Crash

2014 NEWS STORIES

22/12/14 09.00 – Emergency Services Christmas Advert video
01/11/14 14.30 – Irish Fire Services Halloween Night Regional Round-up

26/10/14 19.00 – Fire Fighters hold special charity night in memory of fallen colleague

25/10/14 16.00 – Carlow and Kilkenny to share Chief Fire Officer

21/10/14 17.20 – Fire-fighters have lucky escape following Emergency Tender collision

18/10/14 20.30 – Northern Ireland emergency services launch Fireworks Safety Campaign

18/10/14 11.50 – Don’t be shocked to see an electric response vehicle at Cork City Fire Brigade

11/10/14 13.30 – A Limerick fire station re-opens following Health & Safety closure

08/09/14 13.30 – FESSEF: Emergency, Voluntary and Security Services open day

29/08/14 15.30 UK News – Fire Brigade Unions fear over call centre mistakes

29/08/14 12.00 – Attaches on Limerick Fire Crews ‘below national average’

25/08/14 19.30 – Investigation following Sligo premises fire

20/08/14 – 12.00 UK NEWS – London Fire Brigade issue new uniform

03/03/14 19.20 – Limerick’s multi agency flood response

27/01/14 08.12 – Injured fisherman rescued by Dublin crews
25/01/14 08.42 – Major blaze at Dublin recycling plant
23/01/14 11.15 – Fatal Fire: Elderly woman dies in Longford house fire

19/01/14 17.30 – UK/ Wales – Family of Seven hospitalised after house fire
08/01/14 08.48 – Dublin Fire Brigade investigate claims BA sets malfunctioned
05/01/14 12.48 – EIGHT people rescued from house by Dublin Fire Brigade
03/01/14 14.42 – Emergency landing on 3rd attempt at Cork Airport

2013 NEWS STORIES
31/12/13 13.46 – UK News – Five Fire Brigade Units battle fire at flat complex in Chester
28/12/13 14.47 – Multi-agency forum established in Northern Ireland
28/12/13 12.57 – Police, fire and ambulance radio networks compromised by pirate radio stations
28/12/13 12.50 – Fire at Limerick Prison – Two prison officers recovering
01.11.13 12.45 – Firefighters attacked and injured and fire tender damaged
15.10.13 18.30 – Fire cover in some Kildare areas to be covered by Dublin Fire Brigade
30.09.13 19.09 – County Carlow’s fire call-outs increase
30.08.13 12.24 – Kilkenny Post Office destroyed in blaze
30.08.13 12.14 – Assaults on emergency personnel reach a 5 year high
14.08.13 11.36 – Money to burn as firefighters tackle blaze