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The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Mi17 helicopter had been deployed with a Bambi bucket this morning from Rathmalana to douse the fire erupted in  Rekahtan forest reserve in Nallathanniya, SLAF Group Captain Gihan Seneviratne said.

He said the fire was erupted last night.

The Police said the forest fire might have occurred due to the prevailing dry season in the area.

Meanwhile, DMC Deputy Director Pradeep Kodippili said the Police, the Army and the Airforce officers assisted to bring the fire under control.

  Comments - 1

  • BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 13 December 2018 12:09 PM

    There is no dry season at the moment, in fact their is rain in many parts. Is this a cover up for some illegal activity by State entities such as Ministers?


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