11 injured in flat fire, The Hague

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A fire broke out in a flat in The Hague Monday evening, injuring eleven people. These people have been brought to hospital.

The cause of the fire is still unclear. The injured people include residents of the flat as well as neighbors who tried to help and one emergency staff member who was lightly injured while trying to put out the flames.

The incident occurred in a flat on the Schipborgstraat on Monday evening at around 9:30 p.m. The building contains six homes. One of these homes was ruined by the flames.

The residents of the flat were able to spend the night elsewhere.