The fire brigade has the large blazing fire in a detached shed at the Nieuwe Compagnie in the village of Kiel-Windeweer in Groningen under control.
The fire department reports on Twitter . Firefighters are still busy with extinguishing activities.
As far as is known, there were no injuries. A spokesperson reports that there are no animals in the shed.
The fire department is on site with a lot of equipment. Large water transport was used to provide the fire extinguishers with sufficient water. With the help of an additional platform, the firefighters try to protect the office of the company.
Thick plumes of smoke were visible in the wide area. The black smoke has since become a lighter color. Local residents received an NL-Alert in which they were warned to keep windows and doors closed. The fire department emphasizes that this warning is still valid.
Kiel-Windeer: the fire is under control. The black smoke has turned into a lighter smoke color, our advice to stay out of the smoke is still in force! The fire brigade colleagues are still busy extinguishing work.Avatar