House on fire in Lapaha

Fire fighters were called to a property at Lapaha this morning and they were currently battling a house fire in the area at the time of this report.

Fulila Tangata’iloa was at the scene and she said she could see smoke coming from the house.

She said the property belonged to Petelo and Lupe Tauvaka.

“Nothing remained” of the cement block house, she said.

It was claimed the home owners were not at the property when the blaze started.

There were no reports of injury or people trapped inside the house.

Tonga Fire Services could not be reached for comments.



  1. Vela ha fale ‘i Lapaha he pongipongi ni pea ‘oku kei fainga atu ‘a e tamate afi ai.

    Ne ‘ikai ha taha ‘e lavea pe fihia ‘i fale lolotonga e vela.

    Oku pehe ne ‘auha kotoa ‘a e ‘u me’a he fale.


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