In a fire in a house in Tilburg, Brabant, one person died on Monday evening and one person was injured.

The fire probably started in the attic of the terraced house in the Bieslookweg, a police spokesman tells Omroep Brabant. Besides the two victims, more people were present in the house, who managed to flee the house themselves.

The two victims, who lived in the house, were initially rescued from the house, but later one of them died. The other has been taken to hospital, it is not yet clear how serious his injuries are. The victims' identities have not been revealed.

The fire brigade quickly controlled the fire. The police are still investigating the cause of the fire.