A fire broke out at a house in the Belek Kade area in Mount Lavinia in the early hours of morning today. The Dehiwala- Mount Lavinia Fire and Rescue Service along with the area residents were able to extinguish the fire. However the cause of the fire has not been ascertained as yet.

According to the Police even though no fatalities were reported due to the fire the property has suffered massive damage.

Mount Lavinia Police are currently conducting investigations in to the incident.