The fire began at around 14.45 hours, and could because of the wooden construction and the presence of a lot of furniture quickly for him to grab. It was a voluntary fireman who happened to passed by and the flames were noticed. Along with a resident he could with a garden hose to prevent the fire spread to the adjacent homes.
By the encapsulated construction between dwellings, had the fire department a lot of trouble getting the fire under control. The fire was also accompanied by a heavy smoke haze in the centrumstraten such as the Kallobaan, Beukenhoflaan and Kasteeldreef stuck. Because just at that moment the school day ended, the police decided the Beukenhoflaan to close. Both the Sint-Maartencampus as the Sancta Maria school are located along the Kallobaan.
Fortunately fell on the fire, no serious injuries. A resident was in shock, and one other person ran a light smoke inhalation, but was able on the spot to be cared for. The rear building of the property taken and burned completely out. The two adjacent houses were also damage, but thanks to the intervention of the volunteer firefighter was worse avoided. The cause of the fire is not yet known.