Fire erupts in Galewela temple (Video)

Fire erupts in Galewela temple (Video)

Written by Staff Writer

30 Jan, 2014 | 4:15 pm

A fire erupted at a temple located in the Makulugaswewa area in Galewela on Thursday morning.

According to our correspondent in the area, the Awasage or the living quarters of the theros were damaged in the fire.

The fire erupted within the Awasage of the Sri Sugatharama Viharaya in Makulugaswewa, Galewela.

According to the theros at the temple, the fire erupted while monks at the temple were engaged in religious observances. The fire was doused with the assistance of the Dambulla Municipal Council Fire Unit and  residents.

The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained.

 

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