28 februari 1986 – INFERNO IN RUSTIC VILLAGE OF OTTOLAND

Ottoland - Seven buildings burned down in the village of Ottoland in the Alblasserwaard. It concerns three farms, three houses and a shop. Because the wind had free rein, sparks could be blown from one thatched roof to another.

read more: Rain and spark conflagration in Ottoland: 13 destroyed houses

28 februari 1996 – CHEMICAL FIRE IN ROTTERDAM

Pernis / Heijplaat - Toxic substances were released during a fire in a storage area of ​​the CMI company on Keilestraat in Rotterdam. They float over southern neighborhoods such as Heijplaat, Hoogvliet en Pernis. People in those areas are advised to stay indoors. They are also hermitically cut off from the outside world.

read more: Rotterdam has escaped a disaster’ na CMI-brand

28 februari 2015 - EXPENSIVE TRAIN TUNNEL DELFT INTO USE

Delft – The new railway tunnel will be put into use in Delft. The tunnel cost 350 million euros, much more than planned. It ensures that the municipality of Delft is in financial difficulties. In addition, the tunnel has quite a few teething problems in the first months.