Fire

Child dies in house fire

June 29, 2022 8:22 am

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A house fire in Martintar, Nadi last night has claimed the life of a six-year-old child.

Police received a report of the fire at around 9pm and informed the National Fire Authority, who quickly responded.

It says the victim was in the house with a relative and an older sibling when the incident happened.

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Bystanders tried to rescue the child, but due to the intensity of the fire, they were not able to do so.

A joint investigation is being conducted.