Major operation to control Knuckles Mountain Range wildfire

Monday, 12 September 2016 - 9:47


Hundreds of acres were destroyed in the wildfire in the Knuckles Mountain Range.

Police, Sri Lanka Army and Air Force are attempting to control the fire. Police said a Bell 212 helicopter was also deployed to douse the fire.

The fire are reported from two spots in Yahangala and Kahatagolla

Hiru Correspondent in the area said the fire is spreading.