Firecall official magazine of Dublin Fire, Ambulance, and Emergency Services 

Station profile: C watch Phibsboro

On a cold December day, C Watch in Phibsboro show Adam Hyland around. The day was dull when I went to visit Phibsboro Fire Station recently, but the same could not be said of life for...

Simulated terror attack exercise

The DFB took part in a major simulated terror attack and mass casualty training exercise at DCU on November 16. The inter-agency training exercise, Operation Barracuda, was led by An...

Testing skills: Mass casualty training

Firecall looks back on a Dublin Fire Brigade mass casualty training exercise held last July, with trainee paramedics responding to a simulated large-scale terrorist attack in...

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...

Retired member profile: Rory Mooney

Above: Marion and Rory. Conor Forrest sat down with retired firefighter Rory Mooney, who spoke about his career with the brigade and his voluntary work with orphaned children affected by...

The future is electric

With the number of electric vehicles set to increase on Irish roads in the coming years, Dublin Fire Brigade is training recruits to deal with potential incidents, writes Conor...

On parade

We look back at the annual FESSEF parade in Dublin city last September. The annual Frontline and Emergency and Security Services Éire Forum (FESSEF) parade took to Dublin city’s streets...

Track success

Above: Eithne with some of the other Irish athletes. Among the thousands of competitors at the 2017 World Police & Fire Games was Dublin Fire Brigade’s Eithne Scully. The World...