Kerawalapitiya Garbage Dump Fire Doused

Kerawalapitiya Garbage Dump Fire Doused

Kerawalapitiya Garbage Dump Fire Doused

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

19 Feb, 2021 | 11:43 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): The fire that broke out at the Muthurajawela – Kerawalapitiya waste disposal site on Thursday evening (Feb. 18), was brought under control at around 8:00 am on Friday (Feb. 19).

The blaze engulfed an area of around 4 acres of the disposal site, where polythene and plastic waste is discarded.

The Tri-Forces and Police also joined the Fire Brigade to put out the fire.

The 15th Drone Regiment of Sri Lanka Artillery also joined the efforts to contain the fire.

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