Four dead in fire in The Hague cell complex

Op 25 december 1987 a detainee burns his mattress in the detention center of the police headquarters in The Hague. Two firefighters and two detainees die in the smoke.

Family is killed in blaze in Rotterdam Bloemhof

Op 02 januari 1980 come to a house fire in Rotterdam Bloemhof (Charlois) Eleven people died. Het is, in terms of number of victims, the biggest house fire in Rotterdam after the Second World War.