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Savusavu man dies in a house fire

A 22 year old man died after he was trapped inside his six bedroom home when it was destroyed by a fire in Nacekoro in Savusavu yesterday. Witnesses say Krishneel Chand had been having breakfast when the fire broke out. The National Fire Authority said it received the fire call at 8.06am and by the time firefighters arrived […]

Peni Shute

March 16, 2016 2:57 pm

A 22 year old man died after he was trapped inside his six bedroom home when it was destroyed by a fire in Nacekoro in Savusavu yesterday.

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The Nacekoro home destroyed by a fire yesterday. Photo: Sonalee Chand/Facebook.

Witnesses say Krishneel Chand had been having breakfast when the fire broke out.

The National Fire Authority said it received the fire call at 8.06am and by the time firefighters arrived at the scene nine minutes later, the house was fully engulfed in flames.

The Savusavu house fire has increased the number of structural fires to 13 this year. NFA investigations are underway to determine the cause of the fire.

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