Security Force Headquarters

15th August 2018 12:10:30 Hours

593 Troops Douse Fire in Fishermen’s Huts in Chemmalai

One Officer and twenty Other Ranks of the 593 Brigade of the 59 Division under the Security Force Headquarters, Mullaittivu (SFHQ- MLT) on Monday (13), took immediate steps to extinguish a fire that was spreading fast in a line of fishermen’s huts in the 83 Grama Seva sector near the beach in Chemmalai.

Although the fire had gutted 6 huts before the troops arrived, the troops managed to contain the spread within a few minutes.

Colonel Lanka Amarapala, Commander 593 Brigade supervised the emergency and instructed accordingly.