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    Fire Claims Life Of 70-Year-Old Woman In Saweni

Fire Claims Life Of 70-Year-Old Woman In Saweni

Police have confirmed that a fire at Saweni Feeder Road, Lautoka has claimed the life of a 70-year-old woman. “The deceased was trapped inside the house when the fire started.

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    Fire Fighters Try To Contain MHCC Fire, Public To Stay Clear Of Emergency Operations

Fire Fighters Try To Contain MHCC Fire, Public To Stay Clear Of Emergency Operations

Members of the public have been advised to stay clear of emergency personnel and vehicles attending to the MHCC fire in downtown Suva. Eyewitnesses say the fire broke out at

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    Late-night Blaze Catches Students By Surprise

Late-night Blaze Catches Students By Surprise

  Lebanese student Tarek Wael Wazni was catching up on his reading at the University of the South Pacific’s Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) Postgraduate Lab when he

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    Company Owner  Loses All In Fire

Company Owner Loses All In Fire

Suva businessman Vinod Lal watched helplessly as years of investment and hard work went up in flames early yesterday morning  at Vatuwaqa, Suva. The two-storey building known as Vinod’s Hiring

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    Part Of Sigatoka Town Under Thick Smoke, Fire Fighters Work Hard To Control Fire

Part Of Sigatoka Town Under Thick Smoke, Fire Fighters Work Hard To Control Fire

Part of Sigatoka Town is under thick black smoke at this hour as firefighters work hard to control a fire that has spread to a number of shopping outlets housed

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    Blaze Razes Home In Lautoka

Blaze Razes Home In Lautoka

Taina Sawailau is in shock. She’s also at a loss. The 51-year-old resident of Lovu, Lautoka, was entrusted to look after her neighbour’s home while the neighbour travelled to Labasa

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    Community Reels With Shock After House Fire

Community Reels With Shock After House Fire

Residents of Masimasi in Sabeto, Nadi, are still reeling from shock after a house in the neighbourhood was destroyed by a fire on Monday. Rakesh Kumar, a neighbour of the

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    Landlord Acknowledges Firefighters

Landlord Acknowledges Firefighters

The National Fire Authority (NFA) has been commended for their quick response in saving the home of a 50-year-old man in Komavi Street, Nabua in Suva. Abhiram Singh, the landlord

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    Dawn blaze destroys home

Dawn blaze destroys home

A lit mosquito coil is believed to be the cause of an early morning fire that left a family of four homeless yesterday. The fire occurred between 5am and 6am

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Five Homeless After Nadi Morning Fire Destroys House

  Five Homeless After Nadi Morning Fire Destroys House

Thirteen years of memories disappeared into smoke as a morning blaze in Alla Datta, outside Nadi Town yesterday left five

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Granny’s Home Of 60 Years Destroyed By Fire

  Granny’s Home Of 60 Years Destroyed By Fire

Sera Ranadi Koroidavila, 83, was in a state of shock after she lost her family home of more than 60

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Family Counts Blessings As House Gutted By Fire

  Family Counts Blessings As House Gutted By Fire

A family in Wakanisila, Kalabu, are counting their blessing after a fire completely engulfed a neighbouring home yesterday. Koula Tabaki

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Firefighters battle Warehouse blaze

  Firefighters battle Warehouse blaze

A warehouse owned by CK Patel and Company in Vatuwaqa, Suva was engulfed in a massive fire yesterday, February 28,

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Fire Leaves About 50 Without Workplace

  Fire Leaves About 50 Without Workplace

Approximately 50 people are without an office after a fire destroyed their building in Nausori Town yesterday. The fire occurred

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150 Students Affected After Fire Damages Classrooms

  150 Students Affected After Fire Damages Classrooms

More than 150 students of a Lautoka primary school will have to move into an alternate classroom and tents after

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Navosai Taxi Driver Loses Family Home In Fire

  Navosai Taxi Driver Loses  Family Home In Fire

A taxi driver from Narere, Navosai could not believe he had lost his family home to a fire yesterday. An emotional

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Nadi Fire Leaves Three People Homeless

  Nadi Fire Leaves Three People Homeless

Twenty years of memories went up in smoke when a family living on Nawaka Tramline Rd lost their double-storey home

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Fire Leaves Nadi Man, 65, Homeless, Tools Gone

  Fire Leaves Nadi Man, 65, Homeless, Tools Gone

A fire in Sabeto, Nadi, has left a 65-year-old man homeless. His son, Amit Singh, who later came to the

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Unhappy Farmer Loses Family Home In Fire

  Unhappy Farmer Loses Family Home In Fire

Durga Prasad was a forlorn figure yesterday as a Christmas Day fire left him without a home. The 66-year-old farmer

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18 Deaths In Fires So Far In 2017

  18 Deaths In Fires So Far In 2017

The National Fire Authority board chairperson has raised his concerns on property fires resulting in deaths. John O’Connor said firefighters

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Police Requested To Probe Fire On Board Ferry

  Police Requested To Probe Fire On Board Ferry

An early Friday morning fire on board the Lomaiviti Princess 1 has left Goundar Shipping Limited managing director, George Goundar

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Lautoka Hospital Blaze

  Lautoka Hospital Blaze

At around 1.30 am Lautoka Police received a report of a fire at the Lautoka Hospital Operation Theatre and x-ray room. Joint

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BLAZE : NFA Saves Neighbouring Homes, But Two-Bedroom Destroyed

  BLAZE : NFA Saves Neighbouring Homes, But Two-Bedroom Destroyed

Nearby houses at Sukanaivalu Road in Nabua were saved in the nick of time after a two bedroom home was

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INFERNO: Couple Homeless After Fire Engulfs Home

  INFERNO: Couple Homeless After Fire Engulfs Home

A couple in the West are now homeless after their home was destroyed in a fire over the weekend. Saras

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TRAGEDY: Fire Victims Given Quick Help, Thankful For Timely Donations

  TRAGEDY:  Fire Victims Given Quick Help, Thankful For Timely  Donations

Donations from Government and private donors brought immediate relief to the victims of the Nabua informal settlement fire. Sandeep Kumar,

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Fishing Vessel Catches Fire

  Fishing Vessel Catches Fire

Fishing vessel Long Jia Ming 6 caught fire at the Fiji Fish Jetty on Tuesday morning. Fiji Ports Corporation Limited

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Inferno: Bleak Diwali For Seven Families In Nabua Fire

  Inferno: Bleak Diwali For Seven Families In Nabua Fire

Suresh Prasad had bought all the items for his daughter’s wedding planned for January. But the clothes and other items

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EDITORIAL: Let’s Make This Diwali A Special One By Reaching Out To Nabua Fire Victims

  EDITORIAL: Let’s Make This Diwali A Special One By Reaching Out To Nabua Fire Victims

Commissioner of Police Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho has set a wonderful example by participating in the pre-Diwali celebrations. The fact that

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Diwali Fire Safety Advice

  Diwali Fire Safety Advice

The National Fire Authority (NFA) is reminding the general public to be mindful of fire safety during Diwali. As we

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