They are well known for their bravery in saving lives and putting out fires in the capital, but this morning two fighters had an emergency of a different kind as they were called to assist with the delivery of two baby girls in Terenure and Blanchardstown respectively.
The heroics of the brave men has touched the nations hearts and they have received great praise for their efforts across social media. It is understood that two firefighters delivered a baby girl named Realtín at approximately 8am this morning in a house in Terenure.
It is believed the two men were called to the scene after pregnant woman contacted her brother who works in the control room. A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade has said both mother and baby Realtín are doing well after being brought to hospital short time later.
Meanwhile, the babay news didn’t stop there as another member of the Dublin Fire Brigade, Stephen Cleary, was called into action earlier this morning as he assisted in delivery of another baby girl over the phone at approximately 3am this morning.
Dublin Fire Brigade say the baby girl was delivered in a house in Blanchardstown when firefighters arrived at the home. It is also understood that both mother and baby are doing fine.