Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

11th March 2019 08:47:56 Hours

Central Troops Control Fires

A sudden fire erupted in Koslanda in the Huldumulla Divisional Secretariat area in Badulla District served by the Security Forces - Central during morning hours on Tuesday (12) rushed to control a wildfire on the directions of Major General Ruwan De Silva, Commander, Security Forces - Central.

One officer and 12 soldiers on the instructions of Major General Ruwan De Silva reached the place immediately and assisted to the control of the fast spreading wild fire completely with the support of nine wild-life officers.

Similarly, one officer and 25 soldiers of the 121 Brigade doused another bushfire erupted in Therappuva, Madiriya in Moneragala, the same day evening.