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Fire at British embassy in the Hague: man detained

The fire at the British Embassy in the Hague Image copyright EPA
Image caption Firefighters have since extinguished the blaze at the British Embassy in the Hague

There has been a fire at the UK embassy in The Hague in the Netherlands.

News agency Associated Press (AP) said Dutch police had detained a 32-year-old man in connection with the blaze, which started at 05:30 BST.

Firefighters told AP that no-one was injured in the blaze, which has now been extinguished.

The embassy told the BBC it was waiting for the fire brigade to finish its work and allow people back into the building.

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Image caption Staff were kept out of the building while the firefighters completed their work

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