Firecall official magazine of Dublin Fire, Ambulance, and Emergency Services celebrate 40 Years

 

Adverse weather preparation

Acting Assistant Chief Fire Officer Greg O’Dwyer talks to Adam Hyland about preparation for snow, ice and other weather extremes. In Ireland, we are fortunate that we don’t face...

From within the Circle

Dublin Fire Brigade Pipe Band Major Mark Toner reviews the band’s recent activities. You won’t be surprised to hear that your band has been extremely busy since the previous issue of...

Oireachtas Report

The DFB Rugby Team met an Oireachtas XV in a fundraising game for Suicide Or Survive. The DFB Rugby Team played out a close-fought match against an Oireachtas XV on 24 November, and...

Syria to Swords

Above: Joanne Doyle with crew members in Swords. Defence Forces NCO Joanne Doyle spent a year working with Dublin Fire Brigade as part of her postgraduate advanced paramedic...

Health and safety

High standards in safety

Above: DFB’s management team with the certificate. Third Officer John Guilfoyle outlines the process by which Dublin Fire Brigade was granted certification to OHSAS 18001:2007 by...

A tall order

Above: D/O John Rush Conor Forrest caught up with D/O John Rush to discover more about the brigade’s new hydraulic platform. Firefighting rescues and operations involving tall or...