Major fire at Mihintale forest reserve

20 June 2013 08:52 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A major fire broke out in the Mihintale forest reserve a short while ago. Our reporter said the fire brigade units and the Air Force rushed to the scene in order to douse the spreading fire.

Air Force deployed a Bell 212 helicopter from the Hingurakgoda Air Base to douse the forest fire. (Athula Bandara) (Pix courtesy Sri Lanka Air Force)

Pix by Rohona Chandradasa

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