Fire erupts in Hantana

Fire erupts in Hantana

Written by Staff Writer

28 Dec, 2013 | 8:07 pm

A fire broke out on the Hantana mountain range in Kandy on Saturday evening.

Air Force Spokesperson Air Commadore Andrew Wijesuriya said that a Bell 412 helicopter had been deployed to aid in dousing the fire. The fire had broken out in the 4th milepost area in the Hantana mountain range.

Kandy Divisional Forest Officer Lakshmi Wickremesinghe noted that the fire had erupted on a plot of land which falls under the purview of the Land Reforms Commission.

The fire has been completely doused by now.

 

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