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NFA Probes A Residential Fire At Saweni, Lautoka
NATION, NEWS

NFA Probes A Residential Fire At Saweni, Lautoka

“The structure was a corrugated house and well involved-fire had spread to the facer board of the garage of the ne...

Recent Residential Fires A Great Concern For NFA
FIJI NEWS, NATION, NEWS

Recent Residential Fires A Great Concern For NFA

Check and ensure that all fire safety measures are ob­served in homes. This was the gist of National Fire Author...

Bush, Sugarcane Fields, Rubbish Fires Top West
NATION, NEWS

Bush, Sugarcane Fields, Rubbish Fires Top West

“There were reports of bush fires in the Western Division in the weekend, but there were none recorded in Rakiraki...

76-year-old Devastated, Fire  Destroys Home
NATION, NEWS

76-year-old Devastated, Fire Destroys Home

“I don’t know what to do. Everything is gone. I wish my leg was good, so I could have stood up and stopped the f...

Taxi Crashes, Burns, 2 Dead
NATION, NEWS

Taxi Crashes, Burns, 2 Dead

“I can’t take it, I don’t know what to do. I am alone now, I can’t say anything; he has left me alone. He wa...

Fire Destroys Lautoka Family’s Home
NATION, NEWS

Fire Destroys Lautoka Family’s Home

“It is sad because all the children, my nieces and nephews were brought up there and we just think of my parents b...

If Only I Had Time
NATION, NEWS

If Only I Had Time

“We lost everything, the only thing we have now is the clothes on our back,” the carrier driver said. Ms Pratap ...

Firefighters Stop Possible Disaster In Labasa
NEWS

Firefighters Stop Possible Disaster In Labasa

Hot Bread Corner Shop director assures business re-opening in next three days.

Labasa Family Loses All In Fire
NEWS

Labasa Family Loses All In Fire

“By the time the officers arrived we couldn’t save our belongings as the heat was too strong,” Mr Hussain said.

Authority To Check Fire Safety Requirements
NEWS

Authority To Check Fire Safety Requirements

“It really depends on them, the ownership is on them, but I urge them to utilise the services that are available w...

NFA Receives Two Fire Reports On Diwali
FIJI NEWS, NATION

NFA Receives Two Fire Reports On Diwali

He said the first fire on Thursday morning was in Lakeba Street, Samabula and the second in ‘Visama, Nausori early...

$5.8m Loss To Flames In Past Month: NFA
FIJI NEWS, NATION, NEWS

$5.8m Loss To Flames In Past Month: NFA

Mr Sowane said of the 95 fires, 88 had been residential.

Sakoca Settlement Fire Suspect In Police Custody: NFA Update
NATION

Sakoca Settlement Fire Suspect In Police Custody: NFA Update

The National Fire Authority (NFA) is currently investigating the fire incident that destroyed 5 houses and left 22 p...

Naickar Loses Home In Fire A Day After Late Mom’s Memorial Service
NEWS

Naickar Loses Home In Fire A Day After Late Mom’s Memorial Service

He said his family remembered his mum in a memorial service on Sunday after losing her three months ago and he was n...

Arson Ruled Out Of Ba, Suva Blaze
NEWS

Arson Ruled Out Of Ba, Suva Blaze

Speaking to the Fiji Sun yesterday, National Fire Authority chief executive officer, Puamau Sowane, said the causes ...

Fiji, Australia Fire Authority To Investigate Ba, Suva Fires
NEWS

Fiji, Australia Fire Authority To Investigate Ba, Suva Fires

“All our fire investigation officers are all trained and certified by CFA and will carry out investigation procedu...

Nadi Family Loses Home In Early Morning Blaze
FIJI NEWS, NATION

Nadi Family Loses Home In Early Morning Blaze

A family of six is homeless after they lost their home in a fire early this morning in Votualevu, Nadi. The Nadi Fir...

Programme Is First Step In Reaching Out To Other Communities: NFA CEO
NEWS

Programme Is First Step In Reaching Out To Other Communities: NFA CEO

The community fire wardens have been trained and taught the basic skills in life saving evacuation. This includes fi...

‘How To Make A Citizen’s Arrest’
Crime & Court

‘How To Make A Citizen’s Arrest’

“You can arrest, bring them to a Police station or Police officer, that is the citizen’s power you have,” Mr T...

Six House Fires In Less Than A Month Alarms Chief Firefighter
NEWS

Six House Fires In Less Than A Month Alarms Chief Firefighter

“We are just 20 days into the New Year and the NFA has already attended to six fire incidents around the country,...

Business Communities should take Fire Safety Seriously: National Fire Authority CEO
NEWS

Business Communities should take Fire Safety Seriously: National Fire Authority CEO

Seeing a spike in commercial fire occurrences, the NFA is urging the public and business owners to start taking fire...

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