Fire in tall buildings can cause casualties because of smoke and toxic fumes. The Risicokaart shows mainly buildings marked with a large-scale public function or buildings where many people are not self-sufficient or reduced reliant, such as in a hospital. On the Risicokaart you can also find high-rise buildings over 25 floors
Risks in your area?
To minimize the risk of casualties during a fire, in most large buildings there are multiple escape routes. Yet these buildings pose a risk. That is why tall buildings are included in the Risicokaart.