Man arrested following fire at British embassy in The Hague

21st April 2015, Comments 0 comments

One man has been arrested in connection with a fire at the British embassy in The Hague, police said on Tuesday morning, 21 April.

The man was picked up close to the embassy building, which is heavily guarded, but no further details have been released.

The fire brigade was alerted at around 7pm after a passerby spotted smoke. The fire has now been brought under control and no one was injured, news agency ANP reports.

The British embassy is housed on the Lange Voorhout in the diplomatic quarter of The Hague. The cause of the fire is still unknown. One photograph shows flames at twoupper floor windows.


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