A fire broke out in the dunes near Heemskerk, Noord-Holland, late on Monday morning. Emergency services are at the scene in large numbers, including dozens of fire trucks. The emergency services deployed en masse, erring on the side of caution due to the drought, a spokesperson for local safety office Veiligheidsregio Kennemerland said to ANP.
Texel made it onto Lonely Planet's top 10 list of places to visit in Europe this summer, which the travel guide released on Tuesday. The Wadden island is number 9 on the Best in Europe 2016 list.
Thousands of fallow deer in the Amsterdam Waterleiding dunes near Zandvoort may be shot in an effort to preserve biodiversity in the region, the court ruled in a case brought by Fauna Protection
A large-scale fire broke out in the dunes of Schoorl Saturday night. An area of around 200 square meters was burnt away. The fire has been quenched.
A very big fire raged in the dunes of Loon and Drunen on Monday afternoon, which required the fire department to seek assistance from neighboring municipalities, and was still being extinguished at 6 p.m.