09th January 2019 12:36:06 Hours
A sudden fire occurred in a 4 storied building in Yatinuwara street Kandy in the morning on 08 January 2019. The mentioned area is located within Security Forces (Central) responsible area and the troops of 2 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment assisted local authorities to controlled the fire on the directions of the Commander Security Forces (Central) Major General WRP De Silva USP ndu IG and,General Officer Commanding 11 division Major Genetal TJ NanayakkaraRWP USP ndu and the Commanding Officer 2 SLSR also went to the scene with his troops.
Just after the incident reported, a team consisting of 3 x officers and 38 x Soldiers have rushed to the place to rescue the victims and save property. Consequent to the prompt actions taken by the troops with the assistance of Police and the Fire Brigade Kandy, fire was controlled without further spreading to adjoining areas.