Due to the extreme drought, the fire brigade urgently extinguished a fire in the Den Treek nature reserve in Leusden on Tuesday evening. A group of young people built a campfire there in the woods.
Around 8.45 pm the fire brigade received a report about a wildfire on the Doornseweg in Leusden. A group of young people turned out to have built a campfire in the Den Treek nature reserve. The fire brigade quickly extinguished the fire and prevented the fire from spreading quickly despite the drought.
The police also arrived on the scene. They stopped the group of young people and called their parents, who came to collect the young people. It is not known whether the youths have been fined.