Several shops destroyed in Kilinochchi fire

Several shops destroyed in Kilinochchi fire

Several shops destroyed in Kilinochchi fire

Written by Staff Writer

17 Sep, 2016 | 9:03 am

A fire has erupted at a public shopping complex in the Kilinochchi town, destroying several shops.

According to our area correspondent, the fire which erupted on Friday night was extinguished with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Army, Police and residents. The cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained.

Assistant Director of the Disaster Management Centre, Pradeep Kodippili,  said the Fire Department was called as soon as word of the fire emerged.

Meanwhile, a private tea factory in Balangoda was damaged following a fire.

According our area correspondent, the fire was extinguished early Saturday morning with the assistance of the Balangoda, Pinnawela police and the Ratnapura fire extinguishing unit.

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