Army deployed to douse fire in Pelawatte

2018-10-11 at 14:01

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.