Police state that they have called for a report from the Government Analyst regarding the fire which erupted at a branch of a private press in Talahena, Malabe.
The fire has destroyed the storerooms and the equipments of the press.
The fire which erupted at 6.30 this morning was doused by 3 fire trucks of Kotte Municipal Council.
No casualties were reported from the fire.
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that the damage caused by the fire has not been estimated thus far.
Due to the fire, the traffic along new Kandy road from Malabe to Talahena and roads running towards Talangama area were disrupted.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/95401/fire-in-malabe