Fire guts magistrate flat in Vavaʻu

A section of the government house, where police magistrate lived in Neiafu, was gutted by fire Sunday morning January 3.

There were no injuries or death reported.

The inferno which was promptly brought under control, only affected the flat where Magistrate Paula Tatafu lived.

The affected building situated next to Vavaʻu court house.

Our correspondent in Vavaʻu said Police were investigating but there was no suspicious activity behind the blaze.

This was the third house fire since last Christmas day when a fire broke out at a Chinese owned shopping centre in Neiafu.

On Friday 1 Kaniva News reported the first house fire in Vavaʻu at Veitatalo, Neiafu for the New Year after a resdential house owned by business owner ‘Isi Lutui Fakatulolo broke out at about 4am.

Of all the three blazes no injuries or deaths reported.

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