May 30, 2019

Fire guts 25 state houses in Talawakele (Pics)

25 estate houses were destroyed in a fire which erupted in Thalawakele.

Police stated that 71 persons belonging to 24 families who resided in these houses were temporarily moved to the Holyrood Tamil College.

The fire had erupted at one house at around 9.45 last night and spread to nearby houses.

The fire was later doused by the fire brigades of Nuwara-eliya and Thalawakele - Lindula, as well as with the support of the Police, Army and Special Task Force.

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