Fire+at+Meetotamulla+garbage+mound+believed+to+be+a+chemical+reaction
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 12:58
Fire at Meetotamulla garbage mound believed to be a chemical reaction
1,400

Views
The fire which erupted in the Meethotamulla garbage mound yesterday (Jan. 01) is believed to have been caused by a chemical reaction.
 
A spokesperson from the Colombo Fire Brigade stated that Methane could be the reason for the fire.
 
He said although the fire was completely doused by 3 pm yesterday, smoke is still emitting intermittently from the garbage mound.
 
Meanwhile, police have asked the Government Analyst, Geological and Mining Bureau and Urban Development Authority and several other respective organizations to conduct investigations into the fire.
 
Police Media Spokesperson Office said that several police teams have been deployed in Meethotamulla and the surrounding areas due to the prevailing situation.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,634 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
56,158 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,518 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
46,823 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,231 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
105,882 Views
Top