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Family loses home, belongings to fire

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Update: 2:36PM A FAMILY of six is homeless after an early morning fire destroyed their home at Naidiri Settlement in Khalsa Rd, Tacirua today.

Mr Kamal Chand's family also lost all their belongings in the blaze.

Mr Chand said they were asleep when the fire broke out and were fortunate to have escaped unhurt.

National Fire Authority CEO John O'Connor said they received a call around 2.59am.

Upon reaching the scene, he said the house was fully engulfed in flames.

But Mr O'Connor said his men managed to contain the fire to avoid it from spreading to neighbouring homes.

He said they were investigating the cause of fire.

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