According to an occupant of the house, who testified on Radio Plus is a fan of the Pacific brand found in the bedroom of his 20 year old son who is at the origin of the fire.
"I heard screams. My son screamed: mama, papa, Difé! Without wasting time, I ran to a neighbor to ask him to lend me a 'pump' I used to extinguish the fire, "says she.
In November 2013, the Ministry of Trade and Consumer Protection issued a Prohibition Order prohibiting the sale of fans of the brand following the Pacific occurred binoculars Kiara Donald and Kayla, 8 deaths, the lack of a fan having caused a fire in their room. Since then, two other fans of the same brand exploded.
On December 13, the Prohibition Order was lifted on four of the thirteen models of Pacific brand. A decision after the importing company Kingbros Ltd has submitted certificates of conformity for these four models. These certificates have been endorsed by the Mauritius Standard Bureau and Mauritas