Fire at used-steel collecting centre at Madampe

Fire at used-steel collecting centre at Madampe

Fire at used-steel collecting centre at Madampe

Written by Staff Writer

02 Jul, 2019 | 11:46 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A fire broke out in a used-steel collecting centre in Madampe, Chilaw at dawn. Police stated that a lorry was incinerated in the fire.

Although the Fire Brigade which operates under the purview of Chilaw Municipal Council was notified, they failed to reach the location. On News 1st inquiring, a spokesperson for the Fire Brigade said that they were not able to reach the location due to a technical fault in the service vehicle.

However, the police along with the assistance of the locals managed to contain the fire and the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

 

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