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7 December 2012 08:02 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A fire has broken out in several shops near the Fort Railway station, police said. Fire brigade has brought the situation under control and has almost extinguished the fire. There are no casualties reported.

Traffic congestion was reported from Pettah due to a fire that erupted in several shops near the Fort Railway Station.

Meanwhile, heavy traffic was also reported in and around the Town Hall area due to a protest staged by nurses.

Pix by Nisal Baduge

  Comments - 9

  • Ranjith Friday, 07 December 2012 08:20 AM

    Will they extend the car race upto railway station area?

    Fahim Friday, 07 December 2012 09:10 AM

    First of the mystery Fires the Kachcheri, second the Fort Shops. Any guesses for the third ?

    Nina Kamal Friday, 07 December 2012 10:00 AM

    at the rate it is going, hanuma will be in home grounds soon, setting fire to the rest of the country!

    Loki Friday, 07 December 2012 10:14 AM

    hmmm...I guess the whole Pettah area is not safe at this rate...has Krissh or some chinese guy been sniffing in that area?

    BTW feel for those guys who lost their business and livelihood...

    MR Mamaa Friday, 07 December 2012 10:29 AM

    where is mervin and nalaka

    Calistus Jayatilleke Friday, 07 December 2012 10:35 AM

    Nina Kamal: Dont we all know who this Hanuman is ?

    OMG Friday, 07 December 2012 10:52 AM

    BBQed oranges.

    I hope they had insurance.

    frank hilary Saturday, 08 December 2012 05:46 AM

    It looks fishy. Someone wants to clear the land ?

    Motta Rala Saturday, 08 December 2012 01:21 PM

    Aahh,We seem to have an immense TRUST(Not) in the leader and the way the country is run....If people cannot trust the leader and the governemnt, we are then heading for one big problem and disaster.

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