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Minister wants report on Norochcholai fire

Oct 24, 2010 5:51:00 AM - itnnews.lk

The Minister of Power and Energy has called on the officials to immediately submit a report on the fire near the Norochcholai Thermal Power Plant.

A sudden fire which broke out in the vicinity of the Norochcholai Thermal Power Plant this morning has been doused. The sudden fire erupted due to the clogging up of a chimney that emits waste from the combustion of coal. There are no human casualties from the fire. Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka called for an immediate report on how the fire erupted and any damage caused.

Meanwhile, the Ministry said that construction work at the Thermal Power Plant was continuing unabated.