The police take into account that the fire in the corner house on the Moreelselaan in Eindhoven was started in the night from Monday to Tuesday. A 16-year-old boy was seriously injured, police confirm Tuesday morning.
Witnesses are called to report. An explosion may have occurred. Local residents heard a loud bang and the clink of broken glass.
“The damage to the house is great,” a spokesperson told NU.nl. It is being investigated whether the explosion occurred prior to the fire or was caused by it. The rear facade was severely damaged in the fire.
Around 3.00 am the fire brigade received a report of a house fire. Within a short time the fire was brought under control with two fire trucks.