Fire on Duplication Road, Bambalapitiya | Daily News

Fire on Duplication Road, Bambalapitiya

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A building on Duplication Road is currently engulfed in flames.

Speaking to Daily News Online, the Fire Brigade said fire-fighting units had been deployed to fight the flames.

As many as five fire engines have been deployed, they said.

The building on fire is known as ‘Chanaka’, Police said, and is just off Visakha Private Road in Bambalapitiya. 

Police said the fire had erupted on the third and fourth floors of the seven storey building  at around 9. 05 this morning.

The fire is now under control. 

Police said the cause of the fire is yet unknown.

Officers of the Ceylon Electricity Board have been called to investigate the fire together with the Bambalapitiya Police. 


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