Fire in Wattala yet to be doused

The fire that broke out at a three-storey clothing shop located in Wattala has reportedly not yet been doused.

The Colombo Fire Brigade stated that five service trucks have been deployed to douse the fire. The cause of the fire has been discovered as an electricity leakage.

Meanwhile, heavy traffic is reported along the Colombo-Negombo road due to the fire. The police advise motorists to use alternative routes.