Fire at new Military Headquarters
A fire which broke out at the new Military Headquarters complex under
construction in Akuregoda, Battaramulla last evening was brought under
control by the fire brigade.
The fire which was reported around 5.26 pm was doused by several
teams sent from the Colombo Fire Brigade as well as Sub Stations of
Kotte and Dehiwala Municipal Councils.
Military Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya told the Sunday
Observer that a pile of timber sheets being removed from a temporary
structure built to lay concrete for the second storey caught fire.
The cause of the fire was not known at the time this edition went to
No casualties were reported.