Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 12:56 PM on Wednesday 30 July

/ Front page / News

$80,000 home goes up in flames

By Avinesh Gopal
Thursday, May 23, 2013

Update: 11:20AM A MAN is in a state of shock after losing his house in a fire a short while ago.

The three-bedroom wooden house at Korociriciri in Nausori was destroyed with its contents.

Owner, John Naitini said he was in his farm about 20 metres away with his four-year-old son when he noticed the fire in a bedroom.

Mr Naitini then alerted his aunt who was in the bathroom and his nephew who was watching television.

He bought the house for $80,000 in 2009 under mortgagee sale while the contents were worth about $10,000.

The house was insured.


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Iliesa Delana explains
  2. Help pours in
  3. Plea to save school
  4. Love from within
  5. Focus remains on education
  6. Parents thank lucky stars
  7. Roadworks
  8. No water, no school
  9. Call for intervention
  10. A role model to youths

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian woman jailed for stealing millions in NZ Sunday (27 Jul)
  2. Illegal Fijians in Tonga Friday (25 Jul)
  3. Hero's tale Tuesday (29 Jul)
  4. 10 degrees lowest yet Monday (28 Jul)
  5. Warning for teachers Thursday (24 Jul)
  6. New United formation Monday (28 Jul)
  7. Groenewald: Brutality video under investigation Thursday (24 Jul)
  8. Tafunai confident Friday (25 Jul)
  9. Sevens schedule revealed Thursday (24 Jul)
  10. Misleading phone deals Monday (28 Jul)