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Fire destroys house in Namalgama

The destroyed house

A house in Aadigama Namalgama area of Pallama Police Zone caught fire on December 14 night at around 10 pm and was totally destroyed.

There were three families living in this house with a total of seven members. Two of them are small children.

All members were at home at the time of the fire and a two-month-old baby and a seven-year-old child had been sleeping at the place where the fire began.

Fortunately, the infant’s mother had come to the place that moment and was able to save the lives of the two children in time.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained and the damage is estimated to be around Rs. 2 million.

The Pallama Police have launched an investigation in to this incident.