A SWAT team raided a home on Severinplein in Maastricht at around 8:00 on Wednesday morning and arrested a disturbed man who was threatening to open the gas valve and blow himself up. The man is a former soldier suffering from PTSD, according to the police
An apartment building on Goudbaard in Bergen op Zoom had to be evacuated on Monday morning due to a fire in the building's parking garage. The safety office's initial investigation seems to indicate that there were several fire, which leads the police to believe that arson may have been involved.
The police's attempt to get a suspicious passenger off the Thalys at the Rotterdam station on Friday morning has disrupted train traffic. Confused passengers on stations all across the country are told to wait for the next train by train personnel, who themselves are waiting for updated information about the incident.
The VU Medical Center in Amsterdam is working very hard to be able to reopen the doors of the hospital for patients next week. Whether this will be possible, depends on the outcome of various tests of the emergency equipment the hospital installed.
The evacuation of the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam went down without incident. Around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday the hospital announced that all patients have been transferred to other hospitals.
The Hezemans Indoor Karting track on Vijfkamplaan in Eindhoven had to be evacuated on Sunday night after an employee crashed a kart into a barrel of mercury.
The police are looking for a 29 year old patient of the Jan Wierhof mental health institution in Tilburg. The man wandered off during a fire at the institution on Monday morning. The police warn that he may be verbally aggressive and should not be approached.
The Jumbo supermarket on Pastoor van Thiellaan in Rosmalen had to be evacuated on Friday after the discovery of a suspicious package, the police announced on Twitter. Experts are examining the package.
A large fire in the center of Steenwijk destroyed a former nightclub on Thursday morning. Two adjacent buildings, a restaurant and a home, were evacuated as a precaution.
A hotel and congress center in Wageningen had to be evacuated on Wednesday morning due to a large fire. At least 170 people have had to leave their hotel rooms.
The police have arrested a 16 year old boy from Breda in connection with the large forest fire in Chaam on Sunday. About 60 hectares of the forest went up inflames and a part of a refugee center had to be evacuated.
The discovery of an explosive in a flat on Paramaribostraat in Groningen led to 16 homes being evacuated on Sunday night.
Ten Dutch citizens left Nepal on Monday and are on their way back to he Netherlands. This is the first group to come back after the Asian country was hit by a massive earthquake on Saturday.
A large fire has destroyed three apartments on Schoonveld in the Rotterdam district of Zuidwijk. Several homes had to be evacuated.
Police in Amsterdam on Saturday began the eviction of a group of protesters who have held a sit-in demonstration at the University of Amsterdam’s Maagdenhuis building for over a month. A judge ordered the protesters to leave by midnight on Friday, but the students, lecturers and researchers camped out at the site refused.
A man in Utrecht who threatened to blow up his own apartment was removed from the residence close to noon on Thursday and is in custody, RTV Utrecht reports. The incident was first called in around 9:40 a.m. that day from Nigerdreef in the Overvecht neighborhood.
A large fire raged in an apartment building on the Europaplein in Wijchen this morning, the Gelderlander reports. The building is occupied by mostly senior residents and is situated at the back of the Wijchen municipality office in the center.
The court of appeal in Amsterdam ruled that the failed asylum seekers currently staying in the Vluchtgarage in Amsterdam, may be evicted at any time, Het Parool reports. The rejected refugees occupied the building in December 2013 because they feel that the shelter offered by the city was not enough.
The police station on Chasseveld in Breda had to be evacuated around 10:00 this morning after the discovery of a suspicious package.
Amsterdam football club Ajax is expecting a fine from UEFA for incidents which occurred during the home match against Legia Warsaw in February, the Parool reports.
A threatening letter caused a short evacuation of the Amstelveen city hall this morning, BNR reports
A week after the explosion on Moddermanstraat, Rotterdam, the residents can return to their homes next week, states the spokesperson of housing corporation Havenstede to rd.nl. At least 150 homes were evacuated and 150 people displaced on February 2nd.
Residents living near a paint and wallpaper warehouse in Wateringen, Zuid-Holland are advised to stay indoors after the warehouse burnt down late Monday night. Residents of two hundred houses should not go to school or work today because of the asbestos released in the fire, confirms Jaqueline den Brabander, the spokesperson for the Westland municipality told NRC.
A fire in The Hague's Benoordenhout neighborhood broke out on Wednesday night, causing a lot of damage to several buildings. The fire department has been able to bring the blaze under control early Thursday morning, but does warn that neighboring areas may have problems with their water quality and pressure, Omroep West reports.