April 21, 2015 / 7:30 AM / 3 years ago

Police detain suspect after fire at British Embassy in The Hague

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch police detained a man in connection with a fire at the British embassy in The Hague on Tuesday, they said in a tweet.

“One man has been detained in relation to the fire at the British embassy this morning,” the Twitter message said. “The cause of the fire is being investigated.”

Nobody was injured in the fire, which broke out at 7:30 a.m. (01.30 a.m. EDT) and has been extinguished, Dutch public television reported.

Reporting by Thomas Escritt; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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