Fire at power plant

24 October 2010 04:46 am - 22     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A fire broke out at a section of the Norochcholai Coal power plant a short while ago, the Ceylon Electricity Board said.

A team of fire fighters from the Kalpitiya Naval base were rushed to the scene assist the fire brigade which is already there to douse the fire, Navy Spokesman Captain Athula Senarath said.

Meanwhile, the information department quoting the CEB said that no damages to lives or properties caused due to the fire, which 95 percent of fire was doused so far.

  Comments - 22

  • Podi Wije Sunday, 24 October 2010 12:20 PM

    Its very sad to see some people are enjoying these types of things. Anyway nothing will be stopped the ongoing development processes in the country... we are confident that these projects will be sucessful in future. MR and Govt, you are blessed with tripple gem.. nothing will go wrong!!

    Aathal Monday, 25 October 2010 04:39 AM

    What an attitude. You are a dick.

    Aathal Monday, 25 October 2010 04:41 AM

    What music ? just shut up and mind your own business, if you don't care for the country and enjoy things like this going wrong.

    Aathal Monday, 25 October 2010 04:42 AM


    Sri Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:48 AM


    Gayan Sunday, 24 October 2010 03:35 PM

    No one knows who responsible for this incident India or some other country. But, can guess one thing that durability and safety of Chainese products. We're over depending on them............. pls pls pls set up internationally recognized safety system (it might not be a chaineese product) before commencing commercial opertions next months.

    Dicky Athugala Sunday, 24 October 2010 05:38 AM

    Hhhmmmm, is this power plant working .... ? LoL

    Nimal Sunday, 24 October 2010 05:40 AM

    Made in China

    ranjith Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:10 PM

    Now face the music

    meranchi Sunday, 24 October 2010 05:50 AM

    substandard materials not available fire safety system or fire protection system unskill labours all those things are involved in this incidence i thing.....

    wasala Sunday, 24 October 2010 05:52 AM

    India after China, first Karadiyanaru blast now norochcholai, out to chase Chinese from SL

    pramodha Sunday, 24 October 2010 06:02 AM

    yes... now it clicks.....karadiyanaru blast was also against Chinese.... this is a simple thing for Indians.. always think we are a colony of theirs

    migara Sunday, 24 October 2010 06:28 AM

    Its India and one wouldnt be surprised if there's a fire at the Sampoor project that indians are planning to build

    David Richards Sunday, 24 October 2010 06:34 AM

    ...And they talk about Nuclear Power Plants...And People shout Hoorayyy!!!!.......Fool's Paradise

    Yehiya-Doha Sunday, 24 October 2010 06:58 AM

    India behind this?

    yajith Sunday, 24 October 2010 07:46 AM

    these indians would not let us develop. Nuclear is certainly not a bad idea but RAW will want to blow that as well

    Musthafa Sunday, 24 October 2010 08:10 AM

    May be poor safety arrangement or poor design of power plant?

    whatever save the workers trapped ( if any)

    oooman Sunday, 24 October 2010 08:14 AM

    made in china= durability ? mmmm "not sure"

    KD Sunday, 24 October 2010 09:00 AM

    Isn't this the second or third time fire broke out in this power plant? Aren't there any safety engineers?

    Kundu mali Sunday, 24 October 2010 09:19 AM

    Please do not blame SF for this.

    patriot Sunday, 24 October 2010 11:06 PM

    this is not chinese or idian problem . workers neglect safty. whoever did that have to punish.

    Bird Eye Sunday, 24 October 2010 10:47 AM

    Need an investigation to fin out the root cause of this fire.

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