A big fire broke out on the roof of a house in the Roemer Visscherstraat in the Vondelparkbuurt tonight.
A large number of fire trucks were called up, officers have been cordoned off the street. The fire is now under control.
Nobody was injured. Someone was checked by paramedics because he or she had inhaled smoke.
According to the fire brigade, it is still unclear how the fire could have started. Research is still being conducted into this.