Firefighters battling a major fire in Rakiraki Town

Fire scene at Rakiraki Town this morning. Picture: ANISH CHAND

Firefighters are trying to control a major fire that broke out in Rakiraki Town this morning.

The fire is alleged to have started from the A.Gafoor Restaurant at the town’s central business district.

Staff members working at the restaurant managed to escape unharmed.

Nine shops have been closed in the area as the fire threatens to threaten neighbouring businesses.

Fire trucks have been called from Tavua to assist the team of firefighters from the Rakiraki Fire Station.

Stay with us for more developments on this story.

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