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Fire temporarily shuts down main road

A hardware store at Kananpella junction,Kosgama had caught fire yesterday afternoon which prompted the Police to close the Colombo – Awissawella main road for a short period at Kosgama until the blaze was doused.

The fire brigade had dispatched several trucks to the location to douse the fire. In addition to hardware items the shop had also been selling domestic gas cylinders.

The Police said Army personnel from the nearby Salawa camp too assisted in dousing the fire.

There were no casualties according to the Police at the time of going to the press.

The Police are investigating the cause of the fire.