Fire engulfs home, 4 injured

A fire broke out at a house in Ragama early this morning injuring four people, the police media unit said.

The police said that four people of the same family, including a couple and their children, sustained minor injuries and were admitted to the Ragama hospital.

The cause for the blaze was still not known and the fire was doused by the police with the asssiatnce of the public.

All four inmates of the house were rescued from the top floor of the house after the fire was extinguished.

Police investigations are underway.

UPDATE: A 10 year old child succumbed to her injuries in hospital.