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Fire destroys timber mill

The timber mill was destroyed by the fire. Picture by Sivam Packiyanathan, Batticaloa Spl. Corr.
The timber mill was destroyed by the fire. Picture by Sivam Packiyanathan, Batticaloa Spl. Corr.

A timber mill at Fisheries Office Road, New Kattankudy, was gutted after a fire broke out early Wednesday (8) morning.

The fire was contained with the intervention of the public and the Batticaloa Municipality Fire Department. While the cause of the fire is yet to be determined, the proprietor of the mill said he has suffered a loss of Rs. 12 million.

The owner said that it is likely that an electricity leakage caused the fire. Kattankudy Police are investigating


 

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