Thursday, July 18, 2019

News Bar »

World Bank assures the President of continuous assistance to Sri Lanka |MoU between Coast Guard and Wildlife Conservation Department

Home News & Events MOD News

Troops assist to put out Kandy building inferno

Troops assist to put out Kandy building inferno

[January 09 2019]

A fire that broke out in a multi-storied commercial building in Kandy city was put out with the assistance of Army troops, yesterday morning (08). According to Army media, a group of Army personnel of 2 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) in Kandy had arrived at the scene within a short time of being informed of the inferno and had rendered assistance to firefighting and rescue teams to contain the spread of the fire to adjacent buildings.

The four storied building at the busy Yatinuwara Veediya in Kandy had caught fire yesterday morning. Luckily, a family trapped in the ill-fated building was evacuated with the assistance of those involved in the firefighting operation.

| |   PRINT

<<< Useful Links >>>

Reproduction of  news items are permitted when used without any alterations to contents and the source.

| About Us | Publications | News & Events | Resources | Useful Links | Services | Defence Units |

© 2009 Ministry of Defence  - Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. All Rights Reserved

Comments and suggestions to : Web Editor