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Ulster Incident Page 5 (Fires & Rescues)

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Irish Republic: Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan. 


Northern Ireland: Antrim, Armagh, Derry / Londonderry, Down, Fermanagh and Tyrone

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County Antrim 29th November 2020

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Carnlough, Larne and Knock (Belfast) Firefighters attended a fire in the roof of a vacant premises at New Row, Glenarm Sunday afternoon 29th November. ~@nifrsnorth Twitter




Belfast 30th October 2020

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This was the scene of a bizarre, major four-hour rescue operation in Belfast on Friday 30th October. A man locked himself in a former bank safe after causing damage to a pizza shop in Bradbury place. He was rescued by NIFRS Specialist Rescue Team members and handed over to Police ~Kevin Scott



County Tyrone 28th September 2020

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Photo's Used with Permission of Jonny Collins @UlsterImage Twitter

Scene of a fire Monday evening 28th September in the Canal Basin in Strabane, County Tyrone. A Number of fire appliances from across NIFRS North West in attendance.




Northern Ireland 25th August 2020

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A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Spokesperson said:

“Between midnight and 5pm today (25 August) we received 49 flooding related calls and attended 28 flooding incidents across the Newcastle, Maghera, Draperstown and Cookstown areas. “Working in challenging conditions, Firefighters, with the support of other agencies, rescued 37 people from flood water. This included 9 people from a house on the River Road in Draperstown, along with 4 people outside the property who were trying to provide assistance before the arrival of Firefighters. 

“With more rainfall expected late into this evening, we have redeployed resources to deal with any further flooding whilst maintaining our normal emergency response. “Our Specialist Rescue Team, Flood Response Teams and local Crews in those areas continue to be on the ground working with our colleagues in the statutory and voluntary sectors to help keep people safe. “In the event of serious flooding phone the NI Flooding Incident Line on 0300 2000 100. If there is a risk to life dial 999 immediately and we will respond.” ~NIFRS.org




County Armagh 23rd August 2020

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At 4.30pm on Sunday 23 August Firefighters were called to a fire involving several properties and vehicles on Armore Avenue, Armagh. 10 Fire Appliances attended the incident- 2 from Armagh Fire Station, 1 from Keady Fire Station, 2 from Lurgan Fire Station, 2 from Lisburn Fire Station, 2 from Springfield Fire Station and 1 from Pomeroy Fire Station. Firefighters worked for hours to extinguish the fire, which was under control by 8.43pm. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental ignition. ~NIFRS.org



County Armagh 23rd August 2020

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NIFRS Fire Crews seen attending a car fire outside a house on Wednesday 12th August in Derry



County Derry / Londonderry 29th July 2020

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“On Wednesday 29 July 2020 at 10.57am, Firefighters were called to an incident at Port Road, Londonderry Port. At the height of the incident, fifteen appliances and approximately sixty Firefighters were in attendance, including high reach aerial appliances and a command support vehicle.

“Our Firefighters worked quickly to bring the incident under control, wearing breathing apparatus and using a range of jets to extinguish the fire. “I am pleased to say that there were no casualties and the swift action of crews ensured that neighbouring properties were protected and damage was minimised.

The incident was dealt with by 7.35pm. The cause of the fire is under investigation. “We worked closely with the PSNI and the Harbour Master at Foyle Port throughout the incident and I would like to thank them for their assistance throughout.” ~
Group Commander William Johnston NIFRS



County Down 19th July 2020

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In the early hours of Sunday 19 July Fire Crews from Rathfriland and Newry assisted by a Turntable Ladder appliance from Portadown Station dealt with this well developed fire in a house under renovation at Dromore Street, Rathfriland. The cause of the fire was determined as accidental. ~@NIFRSSouth Twitter



County Monaghan 10th July 2020

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Monaghan Fire Service seen in attendance at an industrial fire in Carrickmacross on Friday 10th July. A number Crews from Monaghan were in attendance. ~Monaghan Fire & Rescue FB



County Down June 2020

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NIFRS Fire Crews from Newry and Warrenpoint fire stations worked hard to extinguish this serious flat fire earlier with thanks to PSNI Down and Northern Ireland Ambulance Service for your help.~ NIFRSSouth Twitter



County Monaghan 3rd June 2020

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Castleblayney and Ballybay Fire Crews seen in attendance at derelict building fire on Tuesday 3rd June. ~@monaghan_fire Twitter.



County Monaghan 31st May 2020

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Clones Fire Crew supported by a water tanker were in attendance at a building fire on Sunday evening 31st May. ~@monaghan_fire Twitter



Belfast 1st June 2020

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NIFRS Fire Crews attended a Fire at the old Crumlin Road Court House in Belfast in the early hours of Monday 1st June. Aerial Appliance also attended as fire was throught the roof



Belfast 31st May 2020

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NIFRS Crews seen attending a Major Gorse fire close to the docks in Belfast on Sunday 31st May. Plumes of smoke could be seen across Belfast. Crews eventully brought the fire under control



Belfast 24th May 2020

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The dramatic scenes Sunday night 24th May as Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service battled a blaze at a block of flats in the Shaw’s Road area of west Belfast. ~ Kevin Scott



Belfast 24th May 2020

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On Sunday 24th May NIFRS attened an incident at Bombardier Aerospace, Airport Road, Belfast. The incident involved a factory unit on fire. NIFRS received the first call to the incident at 2045hrs with our first resource in attendance within 2 minutes. A total of 6 pumping appliances, 1 aerial appliance, a high volume pump with a total of 50 firefighters and supervisory officers engaged in firefighting operations to contain the fire.

Just before 23:00hrs NIFRS reported that the incident at Bombardier Aerospace was under control. Operations were being scaled back with a small number of resources remaining at the scene to damp down. The fire appears to have started in machinery and the cause of the incident is under investigation. At this stage the cause is believed to be accidental. There were no injuries at the incident. ~NIFRS Statements



County Derry 23rd May 2020

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NIFRS Fire Crews from Western Command attended a fire at Pennyburn Industrial Estate, Derry on Saturday 23rd May. No injuries reported



County Down 15th May 2020

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NIFRS seen attending the scene of a Gorse / Wild Fire in Castlewellan, County Down on Friday 15th May. 



County Cavan 12th May 2020

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Tuesday 12th of May 3.45pm Belturbet Fire Crews along with Kilashandra CN19 & Rosterd officer where tasked to assist Ballyconnel crew CN17 to a large gorse/forest fire located on the Ballyconnel mountains. The crews were assisted in there efforts to tackle this fire by Coillte using new (Drone) technology. As the fire progressed rapidly Coillte made the decision to call for helicopter assistance to do a water drop as the fire was progressing rapidly into a dense forestry area. After several hours and great effort by all agencies this large fire was brought under control. ~Belturbet Fire Station Facebook



County Donegal 11th May 2020

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Scene of a Gorse Fire in Loch na nDeoran, West Donegal on Monday 11th May. Gweedore and Dungloe Fire Crews attended the scene.



County Antrim 10th May 2020

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NIFRS Firefighters battled a large gorse fire in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, on Sunday night 10th May. The incident is being treated as deliberate. The Fire Service was called to the blaze on the Manse Road, New Mossley just after 9.30pm. Two Appliances from Glengormley Fire Station and one appliance from Westland Fire Station in north Belfast attended the incident. ~Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph



County Donegal 6th May 2020

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Scene of a Gorse Fire on Wednesday 6th May in Ranafast, West Donegal attended to by Gweedore, Dungloe, Falcarragh and Glenties Fire Crews.



County Antrim 27th April 2020

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Up to ten appliances from the Northern Area Command of the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service seen attending a Wild Gorse Fire at Station Road, Dunloy County Antrim on Monday 27th April.



County Down 24th April 2020

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NIFRS deployed Fire Crews to Carewamean Rd, Newry on Friday 24th April to deal with a Gorse fire.



County Armagh 22nd April 2020

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NIFRS Fire Crews seen working hard to deal with a wide spread fire on Carrickbroad mountain, Drumintee since Wednesday evening. Please be fire safe when out in the countryside.~@NIFRSOfficial Twitter



Belfast 8th March 2020

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Scene of a fire at a block of flats in the Woodbourne Court area of west Belfast on Wednesday 8th April. Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service attended the scene of the fire which happened at around 10pm. ~Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph



Belfast 7th March 2020

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NIFRS dealt with a fire in Trinity Lodge Public House, Belfast on Saturday 7th March. The fire was well developed in the kitchen area when Firefighters arrived. The fire has been brought under control by Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using firefighting jets, and through jets from 2 Aerial Appliances. There were 5 Fire Appliances and 2 Aerial Appliances in attendance. There were no casualties. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental. ~NIFRS Statement



County Monaghan 29th February 2020

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Fire crews from Ballybay,Castleblaney,Carrickmacross, Monaghan Town and Dundalk Fire Stations attended a large industrial fire in County Monaghan on Saturday the 29th of Feburary. Gardaí and National Ambulance Service also attended the incident.



County Tyrone 9th February 2020

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Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service Omagh Station seen on scene at Flooding in Omagh on Sunday 9th February.



Belfast 1st February 2020

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Scene of a Fire in west Belfast in the early hours of Saturday morning 1st February after his microwave caught alight at a block of flats in the area. 3 NIFRS crews attended the scene.



Belfast 21st January 2020

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Scene of a Major Fire in a Commercial Business in the early hours of Tuesday 21st January. 50 Firefighters along with 8 pumping appliances, specialist appliances including an Aerial Appliance & Command Unit attended the scene well into the morning. No injuries were reported.




County Derry 9th January 2019

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Scene of a Fire through the roof of Envy Nightclub on the Strand Road, Derry on Thursday 9th January. Fire Crews from Derry attended the scene. The fire was brought under control before 21.30hrs. Asbestos was reported in the roof of the building and local residents were evacuated.



County Down 4th December 2019

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NIFRS attended a fire at a restaurant on Moat St, Donaghadee Wednesday morning 4th December. 28 Firefighters extinguished the fire. At the height of the incident there were 5 Fire Appliances from Donaghadee, Bangor, Newtownards & Knock, & an Aerial Appliance. The incident was dealt with at 12.24pm. ~NIFRS Official Twitter



Belfast 19th September 2019

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NIFRS Fire Crews were called to a derelict building Fire on Donegall Street, Belfast on Friday night 19th September. 7 Fire Appliances, 1 Aerial Appliance, 1 Command Support Unit attended the scene



County Cavan 16th July 2019

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At 6am Tuesday Morning 16th July Fire Crews from Ballyconnel, Belturbet, Kilashandra, the county platform & water tank from HQ along with the Rosterd officer attended a commercial fire at Woodford Timber products in County Cavan.



County Antrim 2nd July 2019

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At 0520 hrs on 2nd July, crews from Antrim, Ballymena and Springfield stations were called to a fire in the former Council Offices, Steeple, Antrim. One water jet, one hose reel jet and a turntable ladder were used to control and extinguish the fire. ~@NIFRSNorth Twitter



County Antrim 16th June 2019

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Scene of a large Fire at JP Corry building merchants next door to Applegreen Petrol Station on the A26 close to Ballymena County Antrim on Sunday 16th June. 
~NIFRSOfficial Twitter




County Antrim 4th June 2019

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Fire Crews from Antrim, Ballymena & Springfield attended a deliberate fire at disused Parkhall College, County Antrim in the early hours of Tuesday 4th June. Call were received at 02.47hrs & needed 4 Pumps & an Aerial Platform to bring under control by 0533hrs. ~@nifrsnorth Twitter



Belfast 2nd June 2019

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Scene of a Major Fire at McKenzies scrap metal firm on Duncrue Street, in the north of the city on Sunday night 2nd June. A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) spokesperson said: “We received a call 11.51pm last night (2 June 2019) to attend a fire at McKenzies NI Ltd, Duncre Street, Belfast. “At the height of the incident, a total of six fire appliances, an aerial appliance and 44 firefighters were engaged in firefighting operations.

“Firefighters dealt with a large number of cars and scrap material on fire. The blaze was fanned by high winds and working in challenging conditions firefighters contained the fire to the yard area. “The incident is likely to continue into late afternoon and Duncrue Street remains partially closed. ~Belfast Telegraph




County Derry March 2019

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35 Firefighters were involved in tackling a blaze in Indus Valley, Riverside Regional Centre in Coleraine last night. Firefighters worked hard to prevent the fire from spreading to adjacent businesses. The cause remains under investigation. ~NIFRS



Belfast 31st January 2019

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The scene of a fire at the Lewis Pub in Dundonald, east Belfast on Thursday 31st January. 30 Firefighters, 5 Fire Appliances and 2 Specialist Appliances attended the scene at the height of the fire.



County Down 28th December 2018

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Scene of an Ambulance Fire outside Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry County Down on Friday 28th December. NIFRS Fire Crews attended the scene. No injuries reported. ~Belfast Telegraph



County Monaghan 9th December 2018

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Monaghan Fire Brigade seen in attendance at a garage fire in a remote area of North Monaghan on Sunday 9th December. A supplied eircode by the 999/112  helped Monaghan fire brigade gain valuable time in getting to this incident. Know your eircode, as it helps us to get to you. ~@monaghan_fire Twitter


County Monaghan 8th December 2018

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Fire Crews from Castleblayney & Carrickmacross Fire Stations County Monaghan attended an industrial fire on Saturday Night 8th December. ~@monaghan_fire Twitter


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