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

 

BUMBLEance

Driving the BUMBLEance

Tony Heffernan speaks to Tiernan Cannon about one of the Saoirse Foundation’s main projects, the BUMBLEance children’s ambulance service. It is difficult to imagine a pain more...

Sarah Good

Sarahs’ record row

Dublin Fire Brigade’s Sarah Good and rower Sarah Doyle have set and smashed a world record for tandem rowing this year. On St. Patrick’s Day 2017, while most of the country was...

Training day

The OBI played host to a two-part mass casualty training exercise for Class 1/2016 last November, writes Conor Forrest. Last November, recruits from Class 1/2016 reported to the OBI as part...

Station profile: B watch No 6

Conor Forrest paid a visit to Kilbarrack fire station and the crew on B watch No 6, headed up by recent arrival S/O Robert Young. Kilbarrack is a station with a few new faces. One of the...

The social scene

DFB’s Sports and Social Club recently held two fun-filled social nights for members in Dublin city centre. Dublin Fire Brigade is a social organisation – different stations are involved...

Class of 2016

Recruit Class 2/2016 participated in the passing out parade held in the OBI last October. Dublin Fire Brigade welcomed 50 new recruits into its ranks on October 6th last, as Class 2/2016...

The Ultimate Price

In October 1936, three Dublin firefighters lost their lives in a fire at the Exide Batteries shop on Pearse Street. On the night of October 5th 1936, three of Dublin Fire Brigade’s finest...

Retired members: Paul Hand

From Dolphin’s Barn to the DFB museum, Paul Hand has seen and done it all. Conor Forrest caught up with the busy retired firefighter and current museum curator, to learn more about a...

In memory of Ian McCormack

The crew of B watch Dolphin’s Barn unveiled a garden memorial in the grounds of the station for their colleague Ian McCormack. On Saturday August 20th 2016,  friends, family and...

Europe in the OBI

An EU Civil Protection Mechanism course was recently delivered in the OBI, focusing on coordination in the event of a disaster in Europe or further afield. The EU Civil Protection Mechanism...