The Dutch police arrested two men on Tuesday morning in connection with thee deaths in a Belgian drug lab. Three Dutch men were found dead in the drug lab in Hechtel-Eksel in January. Investigation showed that the two suspects, aged 22 and 35 from Eindhoven, may have been involved with the drug lab, the police said in a statement.
Seven residents of an apartment building on Prinses Annalaan in Leidschendam were taken to hospital on Tuesday to be checked for carbon monoxide poisoning. A total of 16 homes were evacuated, AD reports.
The fire department and ambulance service responded to the apartment building in large numbers on Tuesday afternoon after someone reported smelling gas in the building. Measurements showed that there was no gas leak, but there was a much too high concentration of carbon monoxide in the building.
A person was found dead in a home on Weimarstraat in The Hague on Thursday. The police suspect carbon monoxide poisoning may be the cause. Eleven other people, including four police officers, were taken to hospital, ANP reports.
The victims all come from homes on Weimarstraat. The police officers became unwell when they entered the homes.
As far as is currently known, none of the 11 people taken to hospital are in critical condition, according to the news wire.
The homes have all been aired out.
A family from Maastricht became unwell due to a carbon monoxide leak in their home on Eyckeroed. The two adults and three children were all admitted to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning, NOS reports.
The source of the carbon monoxide leak is not yet known. The fire department reports that all five victims are still in hospital, but in a stable condition.
The family's home was ventilated and the police are now investigating the cause.
National fire brigade Brandweer Nederland and the Dutch Burns Foundation are sounding the alarm about "silent killer" carbon monoxide. Over the past six weeks 40 people were hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning, caused by faulty geysers, heaters, poor ventilation or clogged flues, NU.nl reports.
"The cold has not even started in the Netherlands and we are already seeing so many accidents", Jet Vroege of the fire brigade said, according to the newspaper. "The silent killer CO is already working hard this year."
An apartment building on Valkenhorst in Leiden was evacuated just after midnight after the fire department discovered that several geysers in the building emit far too much carbon monoxide. The fire brigade was called in after a family living in the building went to hospital when they felt ill, Omroep West reports.
The fire brigade evacuated all 42 homes in the building. Around 10 people were checked by ambulance personnel. Residents were given shelter in an adjacent shopping mall.
Two men were found dead in an active drug lab in the garden of a Kaatsheuvel home on Friday afternoon. The two 48-year-old men from Kaatsheuvel died from carbon monoxide poisoning, the police announced.
The involved home is located on Prins Marutisplein, according to Omroep Brabant. Emergency services tried to resuscitate the two men, but it was to no avail. Another man and a woman were taken to hospital to be checked over. The 21-year-old man is the resident of the home. He was arrested for questioning after he was cleared by the hospital.
A total of 16 people were taken to various Rotterdam hospitals on Sunday night to be treated for carbon monoxide poisoning. The poisonous gas was released into their homes by a faulty heating system in their apartment building on Wuysterstraat in Rotterdam-Zuid, RTL Nieuws reports.
A spokesperson for safety office Veligheidsregio Rotterdam-Rijnmond confirmed to the broadcaster that all 16 people were hospitalized and that their current conditions are unclear. He added that he expects they will all be able to return home in short order.
Nine residents of a building on Sumatrastraat in Amsterdam Oost were hospitalized during the early hours of Tuesday morning due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Their condition is not life threatening, AT5 reports.
Emergency services found the body of a man in a garage on Nieuwevaartweg in Amsterdam-Oost just after midnight on Sunday. So far nothing is known about the cause of the man's death or his identity, the police said in a statement.
Officers found also found a man and woman in the building who were both ill. They were rushed to the hospital. Another two men were found in the building. Both were arrested for questioning.
The fire department made numerous measurements and did several tests and concluded that carbon monoxide poisoning is not behind the death.
Nine people were hospitalized on Monday night after they sustained carbon monoxide poisoning on the Troelstrakade in The Hague, the fire department said on Twitter.
Two people were found dead in a home on Mr Bardeslaan in Amstelveen around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday night. The police are investigating cause of death, according to a spokesperson on Twitter.
A carbon monoxide leak in a home on Slotboomstraat in Rotterdam on Wednesday sent 13 people to the hospital
The police found the bodies of three men in a luxury on a luxury longboat on Zwetkade Noord at around 15:00 on Sunday afternoon.
A campaign about the dangers of carbon monoxide was launched in the Netherlands on Monday by the national fire department and Brandwonden Stichting (Netherlands Burns Foundation). The nationwide civil defense siren that is tested monthly at midday marked the start of the campaign.
The bodies of a man and a woman was found in a home on Einderstraat in Schinveld, Limburg on Sunday night.
Six people became ill in a clothing store in the village of Balk in Friesland, presumably due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Five of them were taken to the hospital, the fire department reports.
Five people were hurt by carbon monoxide poisoning in Rotterdam last night.
The number of deaths because of carbon monoxide poisoning is increasing because of mistakes in the installation of new central heating boilers. Tjibbe Joustra, President of the Safety Board, says that installers are often not qualified.
A 25-year-old man died from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in Amsterdam-Oost. His body was found in a home in the Oosterpark neighborhood on Sunday, announced the fire department.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features the death of former Minister Els Borst, Minister Plasterk has to explain himself to Parliament for tapping 1.8 million phone calls, the threats to a Moroccan woman who opened a wine bar in Rotterdam, a Veenendaal football fan who dies in a fireworks accident, grieving dads who plead for mandatory carbon monoxide detectors, and a bus accident in the Filipines that killed 14 people, among whom one Dutch.
The grieving fathers of two girls who died from carbon monoxide poisoning last year have taken to social media to urge authorities to make detectors mandatory.
In Amsterdam and Amstelveen a total of sixteen people from five different houses have been taken to the hospital with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.
In Amsterdam Nieuw West seven people from two different houses at the Theodorus Dobbestraat were taken to the hospital with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.