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Oct 28 '16 08:18

No hazardous substances were released in the fire that started in wax factory Koster Keunen in Bladel on Thursday night, the police said on Friday. Loca residents were evacuated and spent the night in a hotel, Omroep Brabant reports.

The fire in industrial park De Sleutel on Raambrug is still burning. Firefighters are keeping it under control, but is letting the building burn. The presence of so much natural wax means that extinguishing it makes no sense. A number of companies on the terrain will not open on Friday.

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Oct 24 '16 14:25

Two schools on Rijksstraatweg in Haren, Groningen were evacuated on Monday morning after one of the schools received a "serious threatening email", the Gelderlander reports. The police searched both schools and found nothing suspicious so far, according to the newspaper.

The treaht was directed at the international school in Haren. The adjascent Maartenscollege also received the email. Both schools were evacuated. The police won't comment on what the email contained. 

Oct 4 '16 14:00

Plastics processors Blok Plastic was completely destroyed by a raging fire on Tuesday morning. It took firefighters about 7 hours to get the fire under control

Oct 4 '16 08:02

A very large fire is raging at plastics processors Blok Plastic in Breukelen on Tuesday morning. Firefighters are struggling to keep the fire from spreading to neighboring buildings. Eleven residents of business houses were evacuated

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Sep 20 '16 10:44

The discovery of explosives in the attic of a home on Adriaan Pauwstraat in Groningen on Tuesday led to the evacuation of 24 homes in a 150 meter radius around the building, the police said on Twitter. An apartment building on Asingastraat was also evacuated as a precaution.

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Sep 2 '16 09:01

The ABN Amro building on De Entree in Amsterdam-Zuidoost was evacuated on Thursday after employees on the third and fourth floor felt the building shaking. The bank's emergency response guided the more than a hundred employees outside

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Aug 12 '16 14:40

A large fire in a Dycore oil plant on Ambachtsweg in Oosterhout on Friday led to the evacuation of homes and businesses in a 500 meter radius around the fire. Local residents are "urgently asked" to keep their windows and doors closed and to stay out of the smoke.

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Jul 25 '16 08:32

Residents of Amsterdam's Rivierenbuurt are shocked and saddened by events on Eendrachtstraat on Friday that left three members of the same family dead. A 32-year-old man jumped out of a window with his 11-month-old baby in his arms. Both were killed. The baby's grandmother was later found dead in the apartment.

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Jul 25 '16 07:51

A firefighter was injured while fighting a fire in a restaurant on Spaarndammerstraat in Amsterdam on Sunday night, the Amsterdam fire department said on Twitter. As far as is known, no one else was injured.

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Jul 22 '16 10:55

One person was killed in a fire in an apartment building on Eduard Schilderinkstraat in Doetinchem during the early hours of Friday morning

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Jun 30 '16 07:28

Four apartments in Gouda were evacuated and cordoned off for several hours on Wednesday night after the discovery of a suspicious substance, the police said on Twitter. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was called in. Several hours of investigation revealed that the substance was not dangerous.

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Jun 21 '16 14:50

The court in Haarlem imposed a 400 euro fine on Pole Radoslaw S. on Tuesday. S. caused hours of havoc at Schiphol airport two months ago by claiming to have a bomb.

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Jun 3 '16 13:26

A disturbed man claiming to have a bomb led to the mass evacuation of Rotterdam Central Station on Friday. The police stopped all train traffic, including subway traffic. The man was arrested with no explosives on him.

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May 19 '16 07:27

Prisoners were evacuated from a wing in the prison in Zwaag, Noord-Holland after a fire broke out in one of the cells during the early hours of Thursday morning. The prisoner staying in the cell where the fire started, was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries

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Apr 27 '16 08:09

Four people were injured in a stabbing incident in Nijmegen during the early hours of King's Day. The police are looking for the perpetrators.

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Apr 14 '16 13:00

The Polish man arrested at Schiphol Airport on Tuesday, was released on Thursday morning. The drunk man was arrested after telling the Marechaussee, a military policing force in charge of airport security, that he is a terrorist, according to the Public Prosecutor.

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Apr 13 '16 16:23

A 25-year-old homeless man was claiming to be a terrorist caused the evacuation of Schiphol Airport on Tuesday night, the Marechaussee announced on Wednesday. The man made the statement to an officer for the military branch, which is tasked with policing airports in the Netherlands.

Apr 13 '16 16:15

Police in the Netherlands evacuated part of the Leiden Centraal train station Tuesday night after a passenger on a train approaching the station overheard a suspicious telephone conversation about weapons. The passenger, praised by police for being attentive, called emergency services line 1-1-2, with authorities then ordering the train halted at a Leiden platform, police said.

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Apr 13 '16 08:07

A train from Schiphol was stopped at Leiden Central Station on Tuesday night due to reports of a suspicious situation. It turned out to be a false alarm, but one person was arrested for questioning

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Apr 8 '16 08:21

A short but fierce fire in a Groningen home left one person injured on Thursday. Firefighters believe the fire was caused by an explosion and closed down the area around Friesestraatweg for several hours in case there was another one.

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Mar 30 '16 10:42

A fire in an ice cream factory in Hengelo led to two apartment buildings being evacuated during the early hours of Wednesday morning. There is a serious suspicion that arson was involved, one employee of the factory said to newspaper Tubantia.

Mar 24 '16 07:41

The central station in Maastricht was evacuated and closed down for several hours on Wednesday night due to a suspicious suitcase. It later turned out to be a false alarm.

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Mar 22 '16 14:25

Publisher Sanoma's headquarters in Hoofddorp was evacuated on Tuesday after the discovery of a suspicious package.

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Mar 22 '16 14:10

A train traveling from Brussels to Amsterdam was stopped at Hoofddorp station on Tuesday after a "suspicious person" was signaled. Witnesses saw a SWAT team dragging a person from the train

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