100 acres destroyed in Ravana Ella forest fire

Monday, 26 September 2016 - 6:39


Over 100 acres were destroyed by a fire that erupted at Ravana Ella and Beragala forest reserves in Badulla last night.

Police said that the fire at both reserves has been successfully doused early this morning by the fire-brigades of Badulla Urban Council and Uma Oya. 

Transport on the Ella – Wellawaya Road was also impeded yesterday as a result of the fire spreading towards 23rd and 24th mileposts of the Ella reservation.