Increase in bush fires in Monaragala and Badulla due to arson

Increase in bush fires in Monaragala and Badulla due to arson

Increase in bush fires in Monaragala and Badulla due to arson

Written by Staff Writer

07 Jul, 2019 | 3:45 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) states that there is an increase in setting fire to forests by people due to the prevailing dry weather condition.

Assistant Director at the DMC, Pradeep Kodippili said that the bush fires were mostly reported from the Monaragala and Badulla districts. He further said that special operations are underway to arrest people responsible for such acts.

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