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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Three bodies found after a devastating house fire in Werkendam

After the devastating fire in an apartment in Werkendam, Brabant, three bodies were found on Sunday, police reported.

Due to the risk of collapse, emergency services took hours to get into the house. When the police entered the apartment, they found three bodies there, presumably migrant workers, the investigation must reveal their identities.

Emergency services had been extinguishing the fire since Sunday morning. In all, 200 to 250 firefighters and 33 vehicles were mobilized to put an end to the blaze.

The fire spread to a neighboring house and to the business where the two houses were located above. Residents of the adjacent apartment were able to get away in time.

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