A major fire erupted in a swamp area in Rajagiriya this afternoon.
The fire was reported on Perera Mawatha along the Buthgamuwa – Rajagiriya road.
The fire brigade said four fire engines have been dispatched to extinguish the flames.
A Sri lanka Air Force (SLAF) Bell 212 Helicopter has also been deployed to conduct Bambi Bucket Operations to douse the fire. (Colombo Gazette)