Nadi house fire claims life of six-year-old child

The house fire in Martintar, Nadi that claimed the life of a 6-year-old child. Picture: SUPPLIED

A six-year-old child died after she was trapped in a house fire in Martintar, Namaka in Nadi last night.

According to Police the victim was home with a relative and an older sibling when the incident happened.

Police say bystanders tried to rescue the child but due to the intensity of the fire were not able to do so.

“A report of a fire was received through the 917 Police line after 9pm where Police and National Fire Authority Officers were deployed to the scene.

“Joint investigations are being conducted with NFA.”

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