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Wednesday, 19 September 2012 - 13:23
Forest fire erupts adjacent to catchment area
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Officials state that thy have been unable to completely contain the forest fire which continues to spread through the Victoria, Randenigala & Rantambe forest reserves.

According to our correspondents around 100 acres of vegetation has been consumed in the fire.

Operations Director of the Wild Life department H.D Rathnayeke speaking to our news team noted that a team of fire fighters were dispatched to the area to curtail the rapidly spreading blaze.

Speaking further he noted that the assistance of the air force would be obtained if considered necessary.

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