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A fire broke out at the Singer Mega showroom building at De Kretser Place in Colombo 4 on Duplication road, this evening, Colombo fire brigade sources said.

They said the four-storey  building was completely gutted by the fire and five fire trucks were deployed to douse it.

They said within two hours the fire was completely doused. The cause for the fire had not been ascertained yet and the extent of damage was not determined.

The security guard at the Singer Mega building on duty said he only saw fire spreading from the ground floor. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

Pix by Kushan Pathiraja

  Comments - 8

  • southpaw Tuesday, 02 January 2018 01:03 AM

    The cause of the Fire was due to Fircracker thrown from a nearby apartment towards the Buildings generator which caused the Fire.

    Unchikun Tuesday, 02 January 2018 01:14 AM

    Wake up the so called "SLS". These fires are due to dangerous fire work being sold in the market. It is a menace and should be regulated.

    Ricardo Tuesday, 02 January 2018 07:07 AM

    The fire

    ceylon Tuesday, 02 January 2018 09:08 AM

    findout the traitors who trying to destroy the industrial achievements of the country.singer is a great company. via DM Android App

    Srilankan Tuesday, 02 January 2018 09:14 AM

    Insurance claim???

    Sunil Tuesday, 02 January 2018 10:49 AM

    Irrespective of whether an insurance claim will be paid or not this type of damage due to the carelessness of some people cause irreparable losses to the country.

    DeeJay75 Tuesday, 02 January 2018 11:51 AM

    I saw 2 fire engines when I passed that way at around 10:00pm last night.As mentioned in the article above, I wonder how 5 "ambulances" would have doused the fire.

    Leo Tuesday, 02 January 2018 12:47 PM

    The usual story, Sri Lankan firemen are able to douse the fire once the entire building has been destroyed by it. .

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