A blaze engulfed an old timber house on Railway Road, Kolofo’ou, this morning, destroying the property within minutes. Hotspots that spread across the road to the Hilliard Memorial School property were extinguished. Tonga’s Fire Department urges caution, warning that fires can spread rapidly in Tongatapu's current hot, dry, windy weather.
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Results for Tonga Fire Services
Wednesday 4 January 2017
Monday 26 December 2016
Tongatapu's rubbish dump, the Tapuhia Landfill at Vaini, erupted into flames, burning furiously and sending a column of smoke towering over Nuku’alofa yesterday, Christmas Day. Tonga's firefighters today remain challenged by the biggest fire they have ever encountered, already trucking over half a million litres of water to the site, which is still smouldering and emitting toxic fumes.
Thursday 25 February 2016
Mahe Fonohema (10) died in a house fire last night Wednesday, 24 February at Ha’akame in Tongatapu, while two other boys escaped. The parents were allegedly not at home when the fire broke out.
Thursday 16 July 2015
A seven-year-old boy who was sleeping at home alone, died in a house fire last night at Haveluliku in Tongatapu.