One killed, one hurt in Venlo fire; care facility evacuated

A Dutch Firetruck in action on the heathland near Ede P.J.L Laurens/Wikimedia Commons.

One person was killed and another injured in a fire in a building in Venlo on Thursday afternoon, the Limburg-Noord fire department said on Twitter.

According to local safety office Veiligheidsregio Limburg-Noord, the fire started on the second floor of care institute Via Cresceno. Emergency services started evacuating the building around 12:00 p.m. 

The fire department has the fire under control. It is unclear how it started. 

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