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Flooding
Jul 28 '14 09:54

The heavy weather on Sunday caused several reports of water damage in parts of Brabant. In some areas, 22 mm of rain fell, leaving roads flooded and cellars under water. This morning, Weeronline.nl reports that other areas of the country have experienced 40 mm of rainfall.

Jul 1 '14 10:54

Police in Veenendaal are investigating whether the large-scale fire on Saturday night was a case of arson. The fire ravaged a business park in the area. A police helicopter concluded that there were two sources of the fire.

Jun 23 '14 13:47

Rescue services discovered a body in a burnt-out vehicle near Sint-Michielsgestel, Noord-Brabant early Sunday morning. The Police is saying that they are not ruling out a possible crime.

Jun 13 '14 11:47

The search for a missing person in the Vlietlanden recreational lake will continue today after stalling last night. Rescuers will use specialist technology to scan the 30-meter deep waters for the man, who disappeared after a boating accident yesterday.

Shell fire
Jun 4 '14 16:21

The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident at the Shell site in Moerdijk, where an explosion on Tuesday night resulted in a fire.

Fire Truck
Jun 4 '14 08:13

A soil sample taken from the grounds at the Moerdijk Shell reactor after the fire last night, shows traces of heavy metals. This was announced by the Fire Department South-Holland via Twitter.

Jun 4 '14 07:56

A large-scale fire raged at the Shell site in Moerdijk, Brabant last night after an explosion in a disused reactor. Mayor Jac Klijs reports that two people have been injured. According to the municipality, the area is now safe, and the fire has been put out.

Fire Truck
Apr 29 '14 10:13

The fire department in Limburg has found 26 vats of what is suspected to be drug waste in a patch of forest between Montfort and Sint Joost.

Apr 22 '14 10:24

A fire in the Hoge Veluwe National Park on sunday burned up around 5 percent of the total 5,400 hectares.

Fire Truck
Apr 21 '14 07:18

A fire broke out in a flat in Amsterdam on Sunday, injuring 13 people.

Apr 18 '14 13:45

A suspicious A suspicious briefcase was discovered on Friday morning in front of the Albert Heijn on the Van Schevichavenstraat in Nijmegen.

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.

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