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Wednesday, 02 September 2015 - 13:59
Fire at forest reserve under control
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The Forest Department states that the fire which broke out yesterday (1st) noon at the Puttalam – Karuwalagaswewa – Ipalogama forest reserve has been controlled. It is said that a land of more than 20 hectares has been destroyed by the fire.

The police suspects that the fire was caused by the spreading of a fire lit for hunting purposes.   

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