Fire in Castlereigh reserve | Sunday Observer

Fire in Castlereigh reserve

Around ten acres of land in the Castlereigh reserve has been completely destroyed due to a fire. The fire had erupted yesterday evening in the Castlereigh reserve.

The fire had spread owing to the drought conditions prevailing in the area.

It is also reported that the fire had destroyed the water pipes which had been used to supply drinking water to estate workers' houses in the Wanaraja Estate.

The fire have spreaded to the Norwood garment factory near Hatton Maskeliya main.

Norwood Police and the garment workers have put in great effort and doused it.
Norwood Police suspect that various individuals would have set fire to forest reserves.