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Tuesday, 21 August 2012 - 8:33
Knuckles and Buththala wildfire brought under control.
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The wildfire which had spread in the Yahan-gala mountain range and the
Buttala - Puhulgala reserve situated in the eastern slope of the Knuckles reserve has now been brought under control.

Deputy Director of the Disaster Management Centre Pradeep Kodippili told our news team that 200 acres had been destroyed by the fire in the knuckles reserve and that 150 acres had been destroyed by the forest fire in Puhulgala.


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