In Maastricht, part of the shopping center Mosae Forum was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a suspicious package. Authorities believe that it is a home made smoke bomb. Several shops and the municipal offices in the building have been cleared, the NOS reports.
A large-scale fire in Venray caused the fire department to evacuate several dozens of employees from businesses on Wednesday afternoon.
A cyanide alarm forced the evacuation of the KLM environmental center on Schiphol East around 14:15, Wednesday afternoon.
In the center of Brummen in Gelderland a blaze destroyed a furniture store, a veterinary clinic, and a home. The fire started around midnight in the furniture store, but then spread to the clinic and the home on the second floor.
A very large fire broke out in a pizzeria on Sunday in Zoetermeer. Someone inhaled smoke and had to be treated in the hospital with minor burns, said a spokesman of the fire brigade.
Because of the smoke, some homes were evacuated as a precaution. A total of 13 residents, of houses right at the back of the pizzeria, had to leave their belongings behind. It is not yet known whether they have to spend the night elsewhere or that they can return to their homes once the fire is extinguished.
One person died in a fire in an apartment block in Rotterdam on Monday. Around noon four fire trucks were sent to the Oldegaarde in the district Charlois.
Parts of the center of Leeuwarden (Friesland) was evacuated after vandals allegedly broke a pipeline by throwing stones at it.