Police commences investigation into Badulla garbage dump fire

Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 8:17

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Badulla police has commenced an investigation into the garbage dump fire near Vincent Dias Stadium in Badulla.

The fire that broke out on Sunday (09) was contained last evening, with the aid of Sri Lanka Air Force, Army and officials at the Badulla Municipal Council.

Hiru Correspondent said that the fire was not completely doused.

Chairman of the Sri Lankan Public Health Officers Union Upul Rohana said the toxic gas that was emitted from the garbage dump is still experienced in some areas.