Fire kills three at house in Katugastota


Three people were killed in a fire in a house in Katugastota in the early hours of this morning (24), police said.

A man, his daughter and a youth visiting the house at Menikkumburawatte died in the blaze.

The man’s wife has been admitted to Kandy General Hospital in critical condition.

The cause of the fire that gutted their house and caused several other houses nearby is yet to be known.