Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS

Nadi family in shock as 5-month-old baby and grandparents die in early morning fire

Nadi family in shock as 5-month-old baby and grandparents die in early morning fire

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Wednesday 17/02/2021
[image: File]

A family in Nadele in Sabeto, Nadi is still in shock after losing a 5-month-old baby boy and his elderly grandparents in a house fire early this morning.

Donald Dayal says when he reached the house this morning, it was engulfed in flames and he saw his sister crying outside.

Dayal says his sister lost her son in the fire.

He says they tried to break down a door but the smoke and heat from the fire was unbearable.

The house was occupied by a couple, their parents and their two children and they were asleep when the fire started.

According to the National Fire Authority, the couple woke up when they realized there was a fire and immediately went to rescue their father who was bed-ridden and it was unfortunate that they failed to rescue him and their mother.

During the rush to escape, their second child who was 5-months-old was left behind and the fire was too intense for the family to rescue the baby.

NFA says they are working with the Police to conduct investigations to determine the cause of the fire and circumstances surrounding the death of the three family members.

Neighbours say the fire started at around 12.45 this morning.

The family is taking shelter at a neighbour’s house at the moment.

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Coca Cola Games 2021
The Coca-Cola Games will be held from the 22nd to the 24th of this ...
3 hours ago

Faith-Based Organisations told COVID-19 vaccine cannot be evil
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong has told religious leaders and representatives that the COVID-19 vaccine cannot be ...
11 days ago

Joshua Rahman's $31 million drug trial
Josua Aziz Rahman was allegedly found in possession of 39.5kg of cocaine in Caubati on the 14th of February in ...
18 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
Senior students allegedly assault some Under 15 rugby players of the same school after they lost their game
Two senior students of a prominent school are in custody following their alleged involvement in an assault case yesterday. Police say the two stude...
6 minutes ago
LATEST NEWS
Assistant DPP alleges Lusaka sent photo of his deceased wife to her father
Assistant DPP Elizabeth Rice has alleged in the Suva High Court that Congo National Kiala Lusaka sent the photo of his deceased wife via Facebook to ...
21 minutes ago

Some govnet websites are down including the COVID-19 vaccination registration site
Some Fijian govnet websites are down including the COVID-19 vaccination registration site. digitalFIJI is yet to make a statement on the reason ...
2 hours ago

Nausori Town Council facing challenges with finances to repair Ratu Cakobau Park
Nausori Town Council CEO, Anurashika Bari says they are facing challenges with finances and are relying on private public partnership to carry out ...
4 hours ago

FEO lifts Freedom Alliance Party's suspension
The Registrar of Political Parties has lifted the suspension of the Freedom Alliance Party as they have provided the Fijian Elections Office with ...
4 hours ago

LegendFM Breakfast crew learn Aerial Arts at Moana Loa
Alex and Victoria from LegendFM Breakfast learned Aerial Arts at Moana Loa Performing Arts Centre in Lami on this week’s episode of LegendFM SM ...
4 hours ago

TOP