The fire that erupted at a fuel station which is located adjacent to the Dehiwala - Mt. Lavinia Municipal Council has now been doused.
According to the Dehiwala police the fire had erupted when fuel was being unloaded from a bowser.
Reports stated that the rear of a vehicle parked close to the fuel station had been damaged due to the fire while the cab transporting the bowser had also been damaged.
However, no personal injuries were reported and the Police Media Unit stated that the cause of the fire has not been determined.