Fires reported in Kalpitiya and Colombo

Fires reported in Kalpitiya and Colombo

Fires reported in Kalpitiya and Colombo

Written by Tharushan Fernando

28 Jun, 2015 | 11:07 am

A fire erupted at a tourist resort in Saythawadiya, Kalpitiya on Saturday. Police say the fire was doused on Sunday morning. The main building of the resort as well as seventeen temporary cabanas were completely destroyed by the fire.

According to police, forty foreigners were transported to another hotel for safety. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained and the damage caused by the fire has not yet been accounted for.

A fire also erupted, on Sunday morning, in the building of a private bank on York Street in Colombo Fort. The Colombo Fire Brigade said that they dispatched a team that successfully doused the fire.

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