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Fire destroys 100 acres at forest reserve

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 10, 2019 18:49

Fire destroys 100 acres at forest reserve

100 acres have been destroyed in a fire that broke out at Thalawakele St. Clares Water Fall forest reserve.

The fire that broke out near St. Clares Water Fall spread up to Hatton – Nuwara Eliya main road. Thalawakele Police suspect a group of people could have set fire to the forest reserve with the prevailing dry weather in the Central Hills. Transport on the main road has been disrupted as one of the large trees near the main road has caught fire. Meanwhile crops were destroyed in a fire at Rosita Farm in Kotagala belonging to the National Livestock Board.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 10, 2019 18:49