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Navy fights fire at Issinbassagala Teak reserve

Navy fights fire at Issinbassagala Teak reserve

[August 10 2018]

A wild fire which had broken out at the Issinbassagala teak reserve in Madawachchiya was successfully put out by a team of firefighters of the Sri Lanka Navy on Thursday (09). According to Navy media, A Naval firefighting team with a fire tender and two water bowsers were rushed to the forest reserve from the North Central Naval Command after being alerted of the incident by Forest Department officials.

After much effort the Naval firefighting team was able to extinguish the fast spreading fire from causing more damage to the forest reserve.

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