Dept. says forest fires destroyed 4,000 acres

Dept. says forest fires destroyed 4,000 acres

Dept. says forest fires destroyed 4,000 acres

Written by Keshala Dias

24 Sep, 2016 | 9:24 am

The Department of Forest Conservation states that approximately 4,000 acres of land has been destroyed this year alone, owing to fires.

Forest Conservation Department Director, Anura Sathurusinghe stated that the highest number of fires were reported from the Badulla District, Sri Lanka.

He also added that a considerable number of forest fires have also been reported from Ratnapura, Kandy and Polonnaruwa districts.

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