Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

27th August 2018 21:37:33 Hours

Central Troops Extinguish Bushfire in Wellawaya

A sudden bushfire that broke out in Wadinahelayaya Kanda area in the Wellawaya Divisional Secretariat in Moneragala District was brought under control on Saturday (25).

Two Officers and fourteen Other Ranks of 9 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) rushed to the scene under the close supervision of Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen) and Commanding Officer of the unit took control of the fast spreading fire.