A house PM Pōhiva lives in Halavave destroyed in blaze

A house in Halavave where the Prime Minister and his wife lived has been destroyed by fire this morning, it has been confirmed to Kaniva News.

The house belonged to Hon. Pōhiva’s son, Siaosi Pōhiva.

The house fire occurred while the Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva and his wife Neomai are currently in Auckland on  medical trip.

Hon. Pōhiva’s private secretary Poʻoi Pōhiva spoke to us from ʻAtalanga residence in Epsom, Auckland this afternoon and said he has just received a call from his wife confirming the house has been destroyed by fire.

Po’oi said a cousin was staying in the house before the incident happened. No one was injured he added.

Siaoisi and his wife are working in Fiji and he has been scheduled to fly to Tonga to look at the incident, Poʻoi said.

It was not clear what the cause of the fire was.

An attempt to contact Tonga Fire & Emergencies Services was unsuccessful.

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