Three houses located at 55-Watta of Mee-thota-mulla at Orugodawatta in Wallampitiya were destroyed in a fire that broke out this morning.
Police said another four houses were also damaged by the fire.
The fire has been doused and nobody has been injured.
Wellampitiya police have reported that a leak in an oil pipeline was the cause of the blaze.
Meanwhile Colombo Fire Brigade stated that a high tension power line has melted due to the fire.
(Video by - Vajira Sumedha)