Fire department saves eight people in house fire Rotterdam

The fire brigade rescued eight people early this morning in a fire in an apartment complex in Rotterdam North. They are three children and five adults. They were taken down from the roof and through windows by firefighters. No one was injured.

The first report of the fire came at 05:00. The fire most likely started on the ground floor, in the porch of an apartment building on the Agniesestraat.

The occupants of six apartments cannot go home for the time being. Shelter will be arranged for them.