A fire broke out in a camping farm on De Hoof in Someren in the night from Wednesday to Thursday. According to a 112 correspondent, the fire service assumes arson. From Monday, 450 asylum seekers would be accommodated in the building.
The fire brigade quickly scaled up to a large fire on Wednesday night and came to the scene with three fire extinguishing vehicles and a cherry picker. The camping farm has a thatched roof, the fire brigade managed to prevent the roof from catching fire. The fire was quickly under control. The fire caused significant damage to the sleeping quarters downstairs.
Police are continuing to investigate the case and no one was injured.