The National Fire Authority (‘Authority’) hereby informs all business owners and occupiers of commercial and industrial buildings and vessels that annual fire safety inspections are now being conducted for all businesses, whether small, medium or large businesses to determine fire safety compliance under the National Fire Service Act 1994 (‘Act’).

The Authority is mandated under section 11A of the Act to inspect and certify premises to determine compliance with the National Building Code, Health and Safety at Work Act 1996 and any other relevant codes and regulations. Business Premises which do not comply may be issued with non-compliance notices and may be subjected to a notice for closure of its premises should the risk of fire be high due to the non-compliance to fire safety standards.

In the last 5 years, the Authority has attended to 687 structural fires across the country, with the total cost estimated at


Are your children safe at home?

The National Fire Authority is advising parents and guardians to be mindful of their children’s safety while they are home.

It is important parents take the lead role in teaching their children fire safety. There have been previous cases where the lack of supervision of children has caused home fires and our advice to all parents is to look after their children and keep them safe during the holidays.

  • Ensure all matches and lighters are kept away from the reach of children
  • Ensure children do not play in the kitchen or cooking areas.
  • Teach children not to play with electrical switches
  • Supervise children while they play with any

The National Fire Authority (NFA) is responsible under the National Fire Service Act, 1994 for the establishment and maintenance of an efficient and effective fire rescue service in Fiji that will protect life, property and economic activities.  

A key element of maintaining efficiency and effectiveness in our service delivery is ensuring that we meet our customer expectations which have changed drastically over the last decade. We, therefore, wish to encourage all our customers to send us their feedback or comments on improvements required for any of the services provided by the National Fire Authority. 

Your valuable customer feedback can be directed through any of the following information portals: 

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Firebird Smokey's friend, Reddy the Fire Extinguisher can also save your life or that of your family

Reddy the Fire Extinguisher can go anywhere:

  • Into your Family's Kitchen;
  • Into the Garage;
  • Into the Car.

If you don't know how to use Reddy the Fire Extinguisher, Firebird Smokey and his friends at the National Fire Authority are happy to show you how.

Make sure your home has a smoke alarm.

Test your smoke alarm once a month

Change your smoke alarm's batteries every four months -- IT'S AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3

In Case your clothes catch fire.

Your Check List!!

  • Is your local emergency phone number on your telephone?
  • Can your house number be seen from the street so that emergency vehicles can find you?
  • Do you have a smoke

This NOTICE serves to advise all members of the public that the National Fire Authority’s Navua Fire Station has resumed the provision of its emergency services in the main Navua CBD from the following new location:


Navua Fire Station

Lot 27 Naitonitoni Road

(located beside Nand’s Auto parts)


Telephone/Fax: 3460999

For any emergency, please call 910 for Fire Rescue

 Chief Executive Officer

National Fire Authority

Many children and in particular boys, may develop an interest in fire or playing with lights or matches at some stage. It is accepted by Health proffessionals that an interest in fire by children is quite normal but care is necessary to ensure that your child doesn't get burnt or damages anything as a result of this curiosity.


There are various reasons why children start fires, some of these reasons include:

  • Curiosity and fascination is accepted as part of normal behavioral learning.
  • Some children may start fires as part of individual attention seeking.
  • Peer pressure from other children may have an element of malicious mischief that include setting fires.
  • Health professionals advise that some children may have an unhealthy fire fascination that will require professional health treatment.
  • Children are usually unaware that a tiny

Here are some important fire safety tips to follow while using mobile phone chargers:

  • Do not place chargers in places that may get very hot and pose a risk of a fire
  • Always follow battery usage, storage and charging guidelines found in the User’s Guide
  • Don’t plug mobile chargers for a prolonged period of time as it can heat up and pose a risk of starting a fire
  • Take out the charger from the powerpoint once your phone is charged to avoid a continued generation of heat and possibility of a fire incident
  • Do not leave charging phones on beds, pillows, mattresses as it can also heat up and pose risk of starting a fire


Fire Safety Tip For Homes (Cookings, Smokers)


  • Most home fires occur in the kitchen while cooking and are the leading causes of injuries from fire. However, they are often extinguished with only minor damages when a person is generally present.
  • Common causes of fires at night are carelessly cigarettes, sparks from fireplaces without spark screens or glass doors, and hot appliances left too close to furniture or other combustibles.
  • These fires can be particularly dangerous because they may smolder for a long period of time before being discovered by sleeping residents.


  • Have plenty of deep, large ashtrays or ones with large sides so as cigarettes or pipes cannot fall out.


  • Don't

Established by virtue of the National Fire Service Act, 1994 the National Fire Authority assumed responsibilities to provide fire services for the entire nation of Fiji in February 1995.


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Argo Street, Walu Bay, Suva

Phone :

3312 877/3312 145/
3313 419/ 3313 091