Mar 06, 2021

Fire guts 15 acres in Badulla forest reserve Featured

Air force has deployed it's helicopters to douse a fire that has erupted in the forest reserve in the Rawana Falls area in Badulla.

Air force spokesman Dushan Wijesinhe said the operation to douse fire is now underway.

Police said the fire that erupted during Friday night has destroyed about 15 acres in the areas.

A combined operation is underway by forest, wildlife, police and disaster management officers to control the fire.