28 homeless after fire incidences, damages estimated at over $565k

The National Fire Authority responded to six property fires over the weekend, which has left 28 people homeless or displaced.

January 30, 2024 2:41 pm


NFA calls on public vigilance in adverse weather situations

The public is being urged to use the National Fire Authority’s (NFA) toll-free emergency line, 910, for assistance amidst the current adverse weather conditions affecting various parts of the country.

January 28, 2024 7:29 am


Family in Nadi loses all in morning inferno

A family in Nawaka, Nadi, has lost everything to a fire this morning.

January 27, 2024 12:35 pm


Spate of residential fires leaves 24 homeless

The National Fire Authority crews have been battling a string of residential fires throughout the Central, Eastern, and Western divisions over the past 72 hours, leaving 24 people homeless and causing an estimated $480,000 in damages.

January 19, 2024 5:54 am


Several homeless following separate fire incidences

The National Fire Authority recorded three residential fire incidents within ten days, where the structures sustained more than 90 per cent of the damage.

January 11, 2024 2:38 pm


NFA warns against uncontrolled burning

The National Fire Authority is cautioning the public against uncontrolled burning, emphasizing the associated dangers and potential spillover effects.

December 23, 2023 8:07 am


NFA capabilities deficient outside town boundaries

The National Fire Authority is highlighting the need for an investment in more fire hydrants outside town boundaries, as 48 percent of structural fires have occurred in these areas in the last five years.

December 22, 2023 12:43 pm


NFA raises alarm over surge in fires across the country

National Fire Authority Chief Executive Puamau Sowane has raised concerns about a significant surge in bush fires, grass fires, and cane fires, as highlighted by recent statistics.

December 16, 2023 7:37 am


Man dies in fatal house fire

A 58-year-old man died in a fatal fire that occurred in Newtown yesterday afternoon.

November 19, 2023 8:45 am


NFA calls for legislation to close gap in fire compliance

The National Fire Authority faces a critical gap in legislation to enforce fire compliance for residential properties, a deficiency believed to significantly contribute to the rising number of residential fire incidents.

November 18, 2023 4:57 pm


NFA sets certification limit for buildings

The National Fire Authority has set a certification limit for buildings, restricting certification to structures up to the eighth level.

November 17, 2023 5:07 pm


Fiji sees surge in structural fires

The National Fire Authority statistics reveal that from January to October this year, a total of 145 structural fire incidents were recorded.

November 16, 2023 6:43 am

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