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Morning blaze leaves family homeless

By REPEKA NASIKO
Sunday, December 15, 2013

Update: 10:01AM FIVE people are homeless after their home at Lawaki Village in Lautoka was destroyed by fire yesterday morning.

"The incident is alleged to have occurred at 8am when one of the occupants, a 29-year old woman, was at home with her three children," police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said. 

"She had taken one of her children outside when there was a loud explosion from one of the bedrooms."

The estimated cost of damage is $50,000.