Army deployed to douse fire in Pelawatte

October 11, 2018

The Army and officers attached to the Disaster Management Centre have been deployed to douse the fire that broke out at an apparel store and a tyre shop in Pelawatte, Battaramulla.

The Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte Fire Brigade said several fire trucks were deployed.

The fire broke out at an apparel factory in Pelawatte along the Kottawa-Borella route. The fire reportedly spread to a tyre shop adjacent to the apparel store.

Police meanwhile said the fire has resulted in heavy traffic in Pelawatte, Battaramulla.