Firefighters urge 'treats not tragedies'
Published: Thursday, 30 October 2014
Firefighters are hoping everyone will enjoy Halloween treats rather than tragedies, especially after the number of firework-related injuries hit an all-time low last year.
Pensioner dies in Lurgan fire
Published: Monday, 27 October 2014
A 73-year-old woman has died in an accidential fire at a house in Lurgan, Co Armagh.
Houses damaged following shed arson
Published: Sunday, 12 October 2014
An arson attack on a shed in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim led to substantial damage being caused to a house and neighbouring properties.
Building 'could collapse' after arson
Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
A building on University Street in south Belfast could collapse after a morning arson attack, police have warned.
Police probe east Belfast 'arson'
Published: Tuesday, 07 October 2014
It is believed a fire at a residential property in east Belfast was started deliberately, police have said.
Fire tackled in east Belfast
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
Fire crews have tackled a blaze which broke out at a residential property in east Belfast.
Councillor's home damaged in arson attack
Published: Saturday, 04 October 2014
A house belonging to Independent Councillor Padraig McShane has been badly damaged following an arson attack in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Two escape suspected arson at flats
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014
Two men have escaped injury after bins were pushed against the entrance of a block of flats and set alight in Limavady, Co Londonderry.
Gorse fires came close to houses
Published: Sunday, 28 September 2014
Gorse fires in Newcastle, Co Down on Saturday came dangerously close to houses, the NI Fire and Rescue Service have said.
Homes damaged after Antrim fire
Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014
A man has been treated for smoke inhalation and a number of homes have been damaged following a fire in Antrim.
Six cars damaged in Belfast arsons
Published: Monday, 22 September 2014
Six cars have been damaged in a spate of arson attacks in south Belfast at the weekend.
Crumlin restaurant 'not arson target'
Published: Monday, 22 September 2014
A Chinese takeaway restaurant which was badly damaged by fire in Crumlin at the weekend is not believed to have been the target, according to police.
Fire at car wash site investigated
Published: Sunday, 21 September 2014
Police are investigating a fire at a car wash in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim.
Woman dies after Co Tyrone fire
Published: Tuesday, 16 September 2014
A woman has died in hospital after a fire broke out at her Coalisland, Co Tyrone home overnight.
Arson at charity shop was 'hate crime'
Published: Sunday, 14 September 2014
A pastor at a south Belfast drug and alcohol counselling ministry said a fire at the premises in the early hours of Sunday morning was malicious.
Co Donegal Orange hall destroyed by fire
Published: Sunday, 14 September 2014
An Orange Hall in the Republic of Ireland has been destroyed in a fire.
Over 1,700 chimney fires in NI last year
Published: Monday, 08 September 2014
Over 1,700 chimney fires were attended to across the region by the NI Fire & Rescue Service last year.
Dogs die in Portadown estate fire
Published: Sunday, 07 September 2014
Two dogs were killed in a fire that substantially damaged a number of homes in Portadown, Co Armagh on Saturday.
Threat to NI fire and rescue cover
Published: Thursday, 04 September 2014
Stormont budget cuts to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service could result in front line cover being reduced across the entire region, UTV can reveal.
Woman arrested over fatal house fire
Published: Thursday, 04 September 2014
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by police investigating a fatal house fire in Carryduff, Co Down in which an elderly man died.
NIFRS rejects 'spending spree' claim
Published: Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has rejected a claim that it went on a spending spree and duplicated services which already exist.
Man, 91, dies in Co Down house fire
Published: Tuesday, 02 September 2014
A 91-year-old man has died after a fire at an adjacent property spread to his home in Carryduff, Co Down.
Fire at north Belfast factory
Published: Saturday, 30 August 2014
A factory in north Belfast has been targeted in an arson attack.
Man escapes arson attack unharmed
Published: Saturday, 30 August 2014
A 46-year-old man has told UTV that he is lucky to be alive after an arson attack on his home in Armagh.
Man arrested over Ballymena arson
Published: Friday, 22 August 2014
A man has been arrested over an arson attack in Ballymena which saw a family - including three children - rescued from their home by firefighters.
Parcelforce evacuated amid gas leak
Published: Friday, 22 August 2014
A Parcelforce office at Belfast harbour was evacuated on Friday morning due to a gas leak.
Arson attack at Mencap centre site
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
A former primary school in south Belfast, which has been earmarked for redevelopment as a support centre for children with learning disabilities, has been damaged in an arson attack.
Car targeted in north Belfast 'arson'
Published: Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Police are investigating a suspected arson attack on a car in north Belfast.
Family escape arson attack in Ballymena
Published: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
A family, including three children, escaped injury following an arson attack on their home in Ballymena overnight.
Factory partially destroyed in blaze
Published: Sunday, 03 August 2014
A disused factory in Bangor, Co Down has been partially destroyed in a major blaze overnight which police are treating as arson.
Sinn Féin targeted in Derry arson
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
Sinn Féin has been targeted in an arson attack at the party's Londonderry offices.
Gorse fires tackled at Mourne Mountains
Published: Saturday, 26 July 2014
Fire crews dealt with 12 gorse fires in the Mourne Mountains in Co Down on Friday.
Advice service open despite arson attack
Published: Monday, 14 July 2014
A Citizens Advice Bureau in Rathcoole, Newtownabbey has been able to open on Monday despite arsonists causing thousands of pounds worth of damage to the community centre where it is based.
Co Down home damaged in fire
Published: Monday, 14 July 2014
Police are appealing for information after a property was extensively damaged in a fire in the early hours of Monday.
Four 'led to safety' near bonfire
Published: Saturday, 12 July 2014
Four people, including a pensioner, were led to safety by firefighters after a large bonfire built close to houses started to damage nearby roofs on Friday night.

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