Fiji Time: 8:12 AM on Sunday 1 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Firemen to the rescue

Nasik Swami
Thursday, May 29, 2014

FIREFIGHTERS rushed to the devastating scene of children trapped in a bus yesterday morning at Wakanisila in Kalabu after the bus carrying 35 students veered off the Kubukawa Rd and down a hill.

A firefighting team from the National Fire Authority arrived at the scene just before 8am following a 7.54am distress call.

The firefighters managed to get all the students and an elderly person out of the bus and took them to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital via ambulances from the NFA, the Health Ministry and St John Ambulance.

Some of the students are being treated for injuries in hospital while the police and the LTA try to determine what caused yesterday's horror road mishap.





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. Wife tells of sorrow
  2. On the hunt
  3. 7s recall
  4. Justice to the brave
  5. Tears of joy roll
  6. Workers warned to follow the rules
  7. Community mourns loss
  8. Murder suspect in custody
  9. School gifts for Nilesh
  10. Groundbreaking ceremony for $1.5m NFA complex

Top Stories this Week

  1. Killer on the loose Friday (30 Jan)
  2. Who let our boy go swimming Thursday (29 Jan)
  3. Fake tabua inquiry Thursday (29 Jan)
  4. Old market to turn into live fish shop Tuesday (27 Jan)
  5. FRCA terminates officers Tuesday (27 Jan)
  6. Things you didn't know about Kuridrani Monday (26 Jan)
  7. Community in shock Friday (30 Jan)
  8. Man charged for assaulting daughter Monday (26 Jan)
  9. Tragic end to tour Wednesday (28 Jan)
  10. New-look bus station plans Tuesday (27 Jan)