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Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 10:42
Disabled man rescued from burning building; two injured
The fire department rescued a disabled man from a burning house on Groenteweg in The Hague last night. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, according to a spokesperson of the fire department. The second resident of the house was also injured. The fire started in a bedroom. The disabled man was still in the house when the fire department arrived. He was pulled from the house by firemen. The other occupant was already outside. Both victims had to be taken to the hospital. Several nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution. Those residents were allowed to return home after the fire was extinguished.