The owners of the shoe factory at Navinna, Maharagama which caught fire this morning said that they have not estimated the damage thus far.
A manager of the ill-fated factory, Senath Jayasuriya stated that two modern machines worth over Rs. 40 million have been destroyed in the fire.
The Fire Brigade deployed 7 fire trucks which belong to Kotte and Dehiwala Urban Councils and Colombo Municipal Council to douse the fire which erupted at 11.30 this morning.
The factory manager told our news team that his factory manufactured shoes for the use of Tri-forces personnel.
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