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Jun 19 '17 09:07

A 22-year-old student was killed in a house fire on Emmanuel Murandstraat in Leeuwarden early on Monday morning. Firefighters rescued the victim with a crane and resuscitated him at the scene. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died of his injuries, the Leeuwarder Courant reports.

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Jun 15 '17 07:56

One person was killed when a fire broke out in a cell at the prison in Scheveningen during the early hours of Thursday morning. The other prisoners in the affected wing were evacuated and given shelter elsewhere in the complex. No one else was injured, the Telegraaf reports.

Apr 20 '17 13:27

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. 

Mar 30 '17 07:45

One person was killed and another slightly injured in a fire in a seniors' apartment building in Landgraaf, Limburg on Wednesday night, De Limburger reports.

The fire started around 11:30 p.m. on the third floor of the complex on Kerkstraat. Firefighters responded en masse, including departments from Germany, according to the newspaper. 

Around midnight the fire department decided to evacuate the complex. Residents of the 48 apartments were given shelter in a nearby building. The fire was under control around 1:00 a.m.

Lindsey Ngo, killed in a house fire in Amersfoort, 14 Jan 2017
Jan 25 '17 07:45

The police are calling on witnesses to come forward in the case of a was killed. The police believe arson was involved.

Jan 16 '17 08:26

An 11-year-old girl died on Sunday afternoon after she sustained serious injuries in a fire in her home on Gounodstraat in Amersfoort during the early hours of that morning. The police believe arson was involved.

The fire started around 4:00 a.m. Firefighters found the girl inside the house. She was rushed to the burns center in Beverwijk, where she died of her injuries in the afternoon. The girl's older sister was also found in the home, struggling to breathe due to smoke inhalation. 

Nov 29 '16 09:49

A fire in a home on Streng in the Drenthe town of Emmer Compascuum left one of the residents dead on Tuesday. Anoter resident, a 53-year-old woman, was arrested for suspected involvement in the fire, NOS reports.

The arrested resident was injured in the fire and was first taken to hospital for treatment. A 29-year-old man who also lives in the home was also injured. 

The residents of three surrounding homes had to be evacuated. The fire was extinguished and the police are now investigating in the home, according to the Telegraaf.

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Oct 7 '16 14:20

A man was killed in an apartment fire in Amsterdam on Thursday night. The police believe a crime was involved and an investigation is ongoing at the scene on Friday

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Oct 3 '16 14:25

A 47-year-old woman from Emmen was arrested in connection with arson in a home on Weytackers in which a 31-year-old mother Jessica Wever was killed

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Sep 2 '16 10:36

Leeuwarden city councilor Wyb Feddema is facing manslaughter charges for a fire in 2013 in which a 24-year-old student was killed

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Aug 31 '16 11:26

The police are looking for more information about a fire at a home on Gruttostraat in Hellevoetsluis at 1:20 a.m. on Friday, May 20th in which elderly couple Bram and Lucia Lampers were killed. The police have a suspect in custody suspected of involvement in a number of fires that targeted the Lampers family, but don't have enough evidence to connect him to the fatal one. They are therefore calling on the public to help via Tuesday night's broadcast of Opsporing Verzocht.

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Aug 29 '16 07:36

One person was killed and four others injured in a fire at a nursing home in the Zeeland town of Krabbendijke on Sunday afternoon. The police are investigating the cause of the fire