Last Updated : 21-08-2014 11:35

 

 
 

Lightning sparks fire in Orugodawatte fuel tank

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A fire has broken out in a fuel storage tank in Orugodawatte, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) Managing Director Susantha Silva said.

According to Mr. Silva, the fire had sparked due to a lightning strike. “The fire is being doused at present and the situation is under control,” he added.  (Lakna Paranamanna)





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-0+3 # nadun 2013-03-24 18:09
If there is a loss... increase the petrol price and put the burden on us... as u do all ways.
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-0+3 # Thala## 2013-03-24 18:12
Fire dont play with fire
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# Nodrog 2013-03-24 18:15
So is there going to be a shortage or price increase?
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-0+2 # Kumari Paranawithana 2013-03-24 18:23
Another one like the kachcheri.
GOT A' Serious problem.
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# ss 2013-03-24 18:24
situation is under control - this means in SL tradition it is just the opposite
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# sinnan 2013-03-24 18:38
Is it a Empty tank to cover up CPC misappropriatio ns???
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-0+2 # meranchi 2013-03-24 18:40
fuel price is soot up now to cover up ......?
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-0+3 # JAYAWEWA 2013-03-24 18:59
A cover up for low quality fuel import ,
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-0+2 # RAM 2013-03-24 19:02
Hmmmm!!!!! May be another fuel hike and this time may a new levy " LIGHTNING TAX"
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# Thala 2013-03-24 19:33
Dont play with Fire!!!!!
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-0+1 # Edward 2013-03-24 19:51
Some news after a long time that is not from Hambanthota...
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-0+1 # TreeHorse 2013-03-24 20:12
Conspiracy to hide the low quality fuel? We have never seen this lightning strike in the recent past.
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# janaka 2013-03-24 20:54
Need to find some excuse. First time in History of Sri Lanka this has happened. One of the Wonder of ASIA. MR please hold an investigation.
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-0+1 # sam 2013-03-24 21:51
there was no lightening or thunder this evening.
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-0+1 # Calistus Jayatilleke 2013-03-25 13:34
Yea, but some people curse as "Wehi nethi hena gahapiya"
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# singing fish 2013-03-25 09:34
What about the lightning conductor,wheth er it was fixed already? Safety precaution is the first priority.
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# das kandyan 2013-03-25 12:46
we always say "hena gahapiya" when they increase fuel price,now look what happend
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# Champi 2013-03-25 16:20
Another "show" to jack up the fuel price.
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# P.D.Vidanage 2013-03-25 16:22
no lighting arrester installed ?
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