Dozens of Scheveningen flats evacuated due to fire
Dozens of apartments in Scheveningen were evacuated on Wednesday morning due to a fire in a restaurant on Kalhuisplaats, near the boulevard. The fire has since been extinguished, ANP reports.
The fire caused a large amount of damage to the restaurant, according to the fire department. The residents of 63 apartments located above the restaurant were evacuated as a precaution. No one was injured
Firefighters are currently ventilating and checking the apartments. Evacuated residents were offered shelter at nearby beach tent Boonoonoonoos.
The cause of the fire is not yet clear. The fire department is investigating.
Deze ochtend is er brand uitgebroken in een restaurant aan de #Kalhuisplaats in #DenHaag. Het turkse restaurant is zwaar beschadigd. De brandweer schaalde op naar middelbrand en heeft beide tankautospuiten ingezet. pic.twitter.com/ucB1k5JZ9E— District8.net (@RedactieD8) May 9, 2018
Middelbrand Kalhuisplaats betreft voormalige Pizzahut Scheveningen. De flat erboven is ontruimt pic.twitter.com/7IRVJPUtxK— Dick Teske (@DTpersfoto) May 9, 2018