Investigation is underway- F.E.S.A Commissioner

Fire and Emergency Service Authority (F.E.S.A) Commisioner, Tanuvasa Petone Mauga  confirmed to Samoa Observer that the investigation of the Fasitoo-tai home that blazed out by fire in the early hour morning on Friday is underway.

The scenes took place at 4am in the morning when a member of the family took an online video on social media in time when the fire starts not informing the Fire and Emergency Service.

F.E.S.A Commissioner, Tanuvasa added that this is the problem that the offices has been trying to avoid when there is a accident is people posting on social media instead of calling in for help.

"Earlier this week, we have also respond to one of the accidents that took place at Le Mafa a vehicle was on fire on the night and people have the chance of taking photos and videos and posted on social media instead of informing us to assist for first-aid" he added

Tanuvasa says he urged the public to contact them straight away whenever there's any accidents.

"The F.E.S.A responded at the scene together with Police in assisting the family during the accidents, but luckily no one was injured at the scene, we have tried to avoid any complains after the incidents but its everyone job in assisting us whenever in times of fire and traffic accidents" he added

He also added that its a reminder to our people because F.E.S.A just knew all of te accidents through social media instead of calling 911 for the service to assist in.

Samoa Observed visited the family at Fasitoo-tai but they refused to comment on the accident but grateful no one was injured during the incident in the morning.

"Lickily no one was injured that is important to us but due to the situation of the house, we have better option to build another one" member of the family added.

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