Rode Kruislaan

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Jan 18 '19 16:00

Gilermo I., the prime suspect of a fatal fire in a Diemen apartment in July 2017, expressed regret for what happened at the start of his trial on Friday. "I find it horrible what happened. But I can not turn back time", he said, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Jan 16 '18 17:10

One of the suspects in the case around a fatal fire in a Diemen apartment building last year, confessed to being one of the arsonists, prosecutor Rob Kroos revealed in an introductory hearing for one of the other suspects on Tuesday, Het Parool reports.

Gavel
Nov 2 '17 14:10

The Public Prosecutor is seriously considering that the suspects in a fatal fire in a Diemen apartment building in July, set fire to the building to claim insurance money. Two other scenarios - that the fire was set due to a relationship quarrel, and that it was set to mask traces of a burglary - are also under consideration, but insurance fraud seems more likely, was revealed during a pro-forma hearing for suspect Gilermo I. on Wednesday, ANP reports.

Arson suspects in a fatal fire in a Diemen apartment building, 19 July 2017
Oct 25 '17 16:10

The police arrested a third suspect in connection with a fire in a Diemen apartment building that resulted in the death of 27-year-old philosophy student David Swart. The suspect is a 26-year-old man from Amsterdam, RTL Nieuws reports.

The Amsterdam man is suspected of arson. He is in restricted custody, which means that the only contact with the outside world he is allowed, is with his lawyer.

Arson suspects in a fatal fire in a Diemen apartment building, 19 July 2017
Oct 18 '17 10:40

The police released surveillance camera footage showing two men believed to be responsible for a fatal fire in a Diemen apartment building in July. Student David Swart, 27, was killed in the fire and his girlfriend was seriously injured. 

Firefighters' gear
Oct 12 '17 12:10

The mother of David Swart, a student who died in an apartment building fire in Diemen this summer, is pressing charges against te fire department. Another person was seriously injured in the fire. The victims were only found hours after the fire started and the fire department had the fire under control. "I'll never get my son back, but this should never happen again", Esther Schoen said to AT5.

man-wordt-geboeid-afgevoerd arrest
Jul 26 '17 11:40

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of setting a fire in an apartment building on Rode Kruislaan in Diemen last week. One person was killed and four others were injured in the fire.

Dutch police sign
Jul 21 '17 09:29

The police are calling on people who took photos and videos of a fire in an apartment building on Rode Kruislaan in Diemen on Wednesday morning, to submit these to investigators. A 27-year-old man was found dead after the fire. Four others were injured, two of them critically.

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Jul 20 '17 07:21

An external investigation will soon be launched into whether the fire department checked all homes in a Diemen apartment building while evacuating it due to a fire on Wednesday morning, Diemen mayor Lex Scholten said on Wednesday afternoon, RTL Nieuws reports.

Jul 19 '17 14:20

Emergency services discovered a body in an apartment building in Diemen on Wednesday morning. The building on Rode Kruislaan was evacuated because of a fire earlier on Wednesday. A person with serious injuries was also found in the building, in addition to three others reported injured earlier this morning, ANP reports.

The fire broke out around 3:45 a.m. in a ground floor apartment. Firefighters had it under control by 4:30 a.m. and kept it from spreading to the rest of the building.

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Jul 19 '17 07:53

Three people were injured in a fire in an apartment building in Diemen on Wednesday morning. One of them sustained serious injuries. Firefighters evacuated the 16 story building, pulling dozens of people from their beds, NOS reports.

The fire started around 3:45 a.m. in a home on the ground floor of the building on Rode Kruislaan. Firefighters extinguished it pretty quickly and are now working on ventilating the home and rest of the building. The gas, water and power to the building are all out, the fire department said on twitter.

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