Navy prevents fire from spreading
The Navy's prompt action prevented a major fire from spreading in the
heart of Kalpitiya Town on Friday.
A Fire Fighting Unit from SLNS Vijaya of the North-western Naval
Command rushed to the location and extinguished the fire.
The fire had erupted around 8.45am in a furniture shop and a nearby
The Navy, alerted by Kalpitiya Police and Pradeshiya Sabha, promptly
despatched assistance and stopped the fire from spreading. No casualties
were reported. The Navy's timely action averted extensive damage to