Fiji Time: 2:08 AM on Monday 20 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Firemen to the rescue

Nasik Swami
Friday, June 13, 2014

THE National Fire Authority managed to contain a restaurant fire at Nabua in Suva on Tuesday morning.

The fire is believed to have started from the kitchen of the Friendly Fastfood Restaurant.

Witnesses and nearby residents said they saw flames from the restaurant and alerted the NFA.

In a statement, the authority said it saved the restaurant, the row of shops and other residential houses adjacent to it.

Authority CEO John O'Connor said they received a call at 6.52am on Tuesday and upon arrival at 6.57am, the team saw smoke and flames coming out of the kitchen.

"The fire teams used deliveries of water from the fire trucks to extinguish the fire. Four fire trucks were engaged — three from Suva Fire Station and one from the Valelevu Fire Station."

And while investigations into the cause of the fire had begun, Mr O'Connor reminded members of the community to adhere to fire safety at all times.

"Fire safety is very important and we are urging members of the community, business owners and homeowners to be mindful of fire safety all times."





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. Man dies in road accident
  2. An 'elite' plan
  3. PM: It's a shame
  4. 'No exception'
  5. Ryan includes Nava in national sevens squad
  6. Freebird Institute creates history in rugby league
  7. Service to the people
  8. Nurses urged to research job practices
  9. Avoid band-aid solutions
  10. Visit to schools

Top Stories this Week

  1. Back from the dead Tuesday (14 Apr)
  2. Victims to resist Monday (13 Apr)
  3. It's a lie Wednesday (15 Apr)
  4. Teacher cleared, investigations continue Tuesday (14 Apr)
  5. FICAC investigates ministry Monday (13 Apr)
  6. 'Fighting for home' Tuesday (14 Apr)
  7. Zoning for schools a failure Tuesday (14 Apr)
  8. A fair trial, says Singh Wednesday (15 Apr)
  9. Fatal trip Thursday (16 Apr)
  10. Ro Teimumu makes a stand Wednesday (15 Apr)