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Sunday, 18 September 2016 - 8:27
Update : 8 hour operation to douse the fire in Wattala Plastic factory
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The fire which erupted at a plastic factory in Dippitigoda in Hunupitiya, Wattala this dawn was doused a while ago.

The Fire Brigade said that the fire which erupted at around 4 this morning spread across a large area.

Six fire trucks were deployed to bring the blaze under control.

A spokesperson said that after a nine hour long effort the blaze was completely doused.

It was also revealed that safety measures had not been in place at the factory while the exact reason for the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Meanwhile, another fire erupted at a Super Market Complex located along Maththegoda in Kottawa while the fire was doused with the assistance of fire engines sent from the Kotte Municipal Council.

 
Update : Sunday, September 18, 2016 : 2.31
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A fire has erupted at a plastic factory in Dippitigoda in Hunupitiya, Wattala this dawn.

The Fire Brigade said that the fire which erupted at around 4 this morning has spread across a large area.

6 fire engines have been deployed to bring the blaze under control.

A spokesperson said that efforts are continuing to prevent the blaze from spreading to nearby houses.

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