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Thursday 30 November 2017
'Ohonua, 'Eua
A 33-year-old teacher died at the Niu'eiki Hospital after he was caught in a house fire at the ‘Eua High School compound in ‘Ohonua, ‘Eua, yesterday.
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Friday 6 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No suspect has been arrested in relation to an alleged arson at a home in Sopu on Sunday afternoon, October 1.
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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A blaze engulfed a house at Sia-ko-Veiongo this morning on Wednesday, September 20.
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Friday 30 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A fire fighting operation at Tapuhia Landfill enters its 10th day today as firefighters attempt to put out remaining hotspots over the landfill's number 1 cell, after a fire that started on 21 December turned into a massive blaze on Christmas Day. Malakai Sika, CEO Waste Authority Ltd., stated this morning that the fire is under control but "the time to fully eliminate the fire is unknown at this stage". Rubbish collection operations are continuing, using another part of the landfill.
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Tuesday 27 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Fire Services has scaled down its operation at Tapuhia Waste Management Facility at Vaini, after a massive fire was contained yesterday. However, government issued warnings today for the public to stay clear of the smoke as toxic fumes are still being emitted from hot spots that remain.
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Monday 21 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A fire gutted a Chinese shop on Vaha’akolo Road at Tofoa on Saturday night, 19 November. The Fire Service said the fire started from a back room where a stove and gas bottle was located and engulfed the building. There were no suspicious circumstances found.
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Friday 13 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A major fire on Late Island, believed to have started on Thursday, has continued to rage throughout Friday night on the island - an important nature reserve. "I can see the red glow of a raging fire on Late now at 20:23... it is heartbreaking," said biologist Nadya Zvyagina on Friday night from Fangasito, Vava'u. There is a lot of dead wood on the island after Cyclone Ian.
Friday 17 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fire razed a home in Fasi moe Afi this afternoon. No casualties were reported.
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Thursday 23 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A fire gutted the home of Tonga's Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva this morning at Hala-‘o-Vave while the Prime Minister was away in New Zealand on family medical leave. He is expected to return to Tonga this weekend. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 16 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An abandoned wooden building next to the Emerald Restaurant on Vuna Road in Nuku'alofa went up in flames this afternoon. Photos by Caroline Manu.
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Saturday 18 September 2010
Neiafu, Vava'u
A fire gutted a Neiafu holiday lodge early this morning but the occupants escaped the blaze. Photos by Sione Vuki.
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Thursday 18 December 2008
Neiafu, Vava'u
The fire that destroyed the Fungalele Shops and adjacent businesses along the Neiafu waterfront yeterday afternoon is being treated as the work of arsonists, according to Deputy Police Commander, Taniela Fatelau.
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Thursday 18 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There were explosions in central Nuku'alofa early this morning as four government vehicles burned in the parking lot of the Revenue Services Division, in a suspected arson attack.
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