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Chamber in shock

Repeka Nasiko
Thursday, January 17, 2013

THE death of a 38-year-old man from a fire in Nadi Town on Monday has shocked business owners in the area.

Nadi Chamber of Commerce and Industries president, Dr Ram Raju said they were deeply saddened by the loss of life in the early Monday morning fire.

In a statement, Doctor Raju said the incident was a very sad and tragic one for the town.

"The loss of an innocent life and the destruction caused to the shops could have been avoided if due care was taken," Dr Raju said.

"We are extremely saddened and sympathise with the relatives of the deceased and also pray for the recovery of the burnt victim, Mr Rajendra Singh, managing director of Hizz and Herz.

Nadi has been rocked and shaken badly with natural disasters of late and we were once again restoring and rebuilding our respective businesses.

"This latest incident is naturally a setback."





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