Fire destroys clothing store in Pelewatte

Fire destroys clothing store in Pelewatte

Written by Staff Writer

11 Oct, 2018 | 9:04 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A fire that erupted at around 11.00 am this morning (October 11) at a leading clothing store in Pelawatta, Battaramulla completely destroyed the building.

The flames were extinguished with the help of the firefighting units from Colombo and the Kotte Municipal Councils as well as the Army, Navy and the Air Force.

The Sri Lanka Air Force dispatched a Bell 212 helicopter to douse the massive fire. The News 1st correspondent in the area stated that the fire was completely doused by 4.00 pm this evening.

The cause for the fire is yet to be ascertained and an investigation has already been launched into the incident.


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