National
Fire Authority (NFA)
attended to a fire incident that
destroyed a three bedroom house at Dakuinuku village in Tailevu early this
morning.

At 04.06 am, the Korovou Fire Station was alerted of the fire and the fire
crew responded immediately. 

Upon
arrival at the scene, the fire team saw a wooden and corrugated iron house fully
engulfed in
flames.The fire team quickly used one delivery of water from the
fire truck to extinguish the fire.

It is believed the family of four was asleep when the
fire started. The owner of the house woke up and raised the alarm to his wife
and two children and they all managed to escape to safety.

In another fire incident, a family of four lost their
house in a fire along Nasau Road in Sigatoka.

At 11.17am, the Sigatoka Fire Station was alerted of the
fire and the fire team responded immediately.

Upon arrival, the fire crew saw a wooden and corrugated
iron house fully engulfed in flames. The team quickly used one delivery of
water from the fire truck to extinguish the fire.

The occupants of the house were in a nearby farm when the
fire had started.

No injuries were reported in both fire incidents.

NFA
once again reminds home owners to strictly adhere to fire safety precautions in
and around their homes. Fire safety is everyone’s responsibility and we urge
all members of the public to take heed and ensure that your properties are fire-safe

The
NFA is also requesting the public to call on 910 as soon as there is a fire so
that the fire team can respond on time.

Fire
investigations are underway to determine the causes of both fire incidents.

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