Bush fire in Divithotawela brought under control with Army assistance

A fire which erupted in the Divithotawela area in the Badulla district on Tuesday evening has been brought under control with the assistance of the Army.

The Army media unit said that troops attached to the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-Cen) were involved in the operations.

The Commander of the Security Forces – Central (SF-Cen), Major General Rukmal Dias on being informed of the emergency situation deployed his troops to the area to bring the fire under control with the assistance of civil authorities in the area. (Colombo Gazette)