Tonga Fire & Emergency Services

Tonga Fire & Emergency Services receives two new fire trucks

The two trucks were handed over by Australia's Acting High Commissioner, Erin Gleeson to TFES Commissioner Viliami Tu'ihalamaka.

“The trucks will not only assist in fighting fires but will also improve cyclone response efforts.”


Tonga Fire & Emergency Services new training facility opens

The Minister for Police, Fire & Emergency Services Lord Nuku said the facility will be prepare “firefighters to reach a prominent stage of awareness and protect lives but also properties from fire and dangerous hazards.”

He noted that the training prop will advance firefighters’ skills and experiences if they “encounter areas that are dark and unknown, confine spaces and smoke engulfed areas.” The facility will also enable firefighters to learn how to use ropes for high angle rescue, fire behaviour and investigation.