Navy renders assistance to extinguish fire at iron foundry

Sri Lanka Navy firefighters rendered assistance to douse fire erupted at an iron foundry in Pamunugama, Ja-Ela today (31st August 2020).

Upon receipt of a call from the Pamunugama Police of fire broke out, the Navy rushed a firefighting team with fire engines and water bowsers to the scene of fire to extinguish it urgently. As such, the Navy firefighters successfully negated the blaze without allowing it to wreak further havoc.

However, the cause of fire has not been revealed as of now. Meanwhile, the Navy remains standby to respond to any emergency situation that could trigger off posing a danger to the public and property.