NFA: Fire that destroyed thrift shop started from a restaurant

Flames engulf the Value City shop at Rodwell Rd in downtown Suva. Picture: ABISHEK CHAND

The fire that engulfed part of Flea Market and the entire Value City outlet in downtown Suva this afternoon started from a restaurant.

This has been confirmed by National Fire Authority Media Officer Anishma Prasad.

Ms Prasad said the NFA received a call shortly after 4pm and four fire trucks with a water tanker rushed to the scene.

She said firefighters from Valelevu, Nakasi and Suva stations were part of the team deployed to the scene.

The fire started shortly after 4pm.

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