Trawler catches fire at Dickowita Harbour | Daily News

Trawler catches fire at Dickowita Harbour

The fire on the trawler being doused. Picture by Mihira Wijesekara, Marawila Group Corr.
The fire on the trawler being doused. Picture by Mihira Wijesekara, Marawila Group Corr.

A multi-day fishing trawler that arrived at the Dickowita Harbour for refuelling caught fire yesterday, injuring seven fishermen on board.

The injured were admitted to the Ragama General Hospital. However, two of them were in critical condition and were transferred to the Colombo National Hospital. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined. Investigations are continuing.