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Tuesday, 27 November 2012 - 8:40
Colombo District Secretariat building damaged due to fire; CCD to investigate.
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The more than 100 year old Colombo District Secretariat building located at Dam Street was extensively damaged due to a fire which broke out yesterday evening.

Despite efforts by fire fighters, the Police and the Security Forces to put out the fire, both floors of the building were extensively damaged.

The fire which occurred around 7.00 pm lasted for more than 5 hours.

Police media spokesperson SSP Prishantha Jayakody stated that investigations are been carried out by the Colombo crimes division and the Fort police.

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