Several divisions including the supply, auditing and record room as well as the workers rest room have been destroyed in a fire that broke out at the
Eppaa-wala Phosphate company in the early hours of this morning .
The company’s chairman, Upali Anuradha Dissanayake said the extent of the damage could amount to approximately 6 million rupees.
The fire broke out at 3 this morning and fire extinguishers of the Anuradhapura Municipal Council were able to contain the fire, preventing further damage.
The cause of the fire is not known as yet and police are investigating using CCTV footage and sniffer dogs.
Vital documents with regard to current investigations being conducted by the FCID and the Bribery Commission had also been among the destroyed items
However company chairman Upali Anuradha Dissanayake said that the original documents dealing with suspicious transactions carried out during the Rajapaksa regime had already been handed to the Bribery Commission and the FCID.