fire department

Apr 15 '14 10:00

Two people had to be treated by emergency staff and taken to hospital in an ambulance after a penetrating stench from the sewers in Venray made them unwell Monday evening.

Amstel
Apr 1 '14 15:08

An 18-year old man from Amsterdam died on Monday after stealing a car and driving it into the Amstel river.

Fire Truck
Mar 31 '14 09:47

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.

Fire Truck
Mar 26 '14 14:56

A large-scale fire in Venray caused the fire department to evacuate several dozens of employees from businesses on Wednesday afternoon.

Fire Hoofddorp
Mar 14 '14 07:44

A business in Hoofddorp used by clothing company Scotch & Soda went up in flames, as a raging fire spread through the night on Thursday. Nobody was injured.

Brandweer
Mar 10 '14 12:51

A man was found dead in a home in Almere on Sunday, another person was severely injured. It seems that they became unwell due to chlorine fumes from a cleaning product.

Storm clouds
Feb 17 '14 08:05

Following a heavy storm on Friday night, nine roofs were torn off homes in the Acaciastraat in Breda.

Fire Truck
Feb 6 '14 10:44

The fire department has evacuated an apartment complex on the Harmoniestraat in the Heerlen quarters of Hoensbroek this morning, after a spreading fire broke out.

Feb 3 '14 07:29

Last night, a huge fire destroyed an office building on the Melissaweg in Amsterdam, according to the fire department.

Brabant Riot
Dec 31 '13 13:18

Police in the Brabant town of Veen arrested 100 people early Tuesday morning for violently attacking officers there. Police were trying to provide security for firefighters responding to an emergency call when those on the street began launching heavy fireworks at police, and pelting the patrolmen with empty glass bottles.

Brandweer
Dec 12 '13 09:22

31 people were in a Rotterdam apartment building were brought to a hospital overnight after reporting symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. The people were evacuated from nine homes in a Rotterdam Zuid apartment building.

Dec 6 '13 04:30

The NS and Arriva trains will be on schedule again Friday. The railway companies will not make any special adaptations on the track, announced a spokesperson late Thursday.

Dec 3 '13 13:48

At least twelve barracks were destroyed by a fire that was discovered around 5.30am in Westelijke Havengebied, the harbor area in west Amsterdam. Judging by the tires and cars that were ablaze, many of the burnt-down structures housed repair shops.

Oct 15 '13 01:45

It's still unclear what the damage is after Sunday's downpour. Individuals don't seem to have suffered extensive damage, but for farmers it may be another week before the full extent of the damage they suffered will be clear, according to the Association of Insurers.

Apr 8 '13 17:27

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.

Mar 28 '13 18:10

150 guests were evacuated after a large fire in the hotel of wellness- and sauna complex Thermen Bussloo in Voorst started on Thursday afternoon.

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