Mamaduwa forest fire destroys several acres


Mamaduwa Police said, a fire that broke out on 19 September in Mamaduwa, Vavuniya had scorched many acres of forest.

According to Police, the fire started in a woodland near a solar power plant.

The fire was contained by the Vavuniya Municipal Fire Department. Police assume that this was arson. Police in Mamaduwa are conducting additional investigations to find the suspects who set off the forest fire.

BY N. Priyadarshani – Vavuniya