Fire breaks out in power house in Ukulhas island

  • No injuries reported
  • Fire had not been extinguished so far
  • Citizens, Police active in scene

K. Male' | Rushdha Rasheed | 07-November-2017 | Tuesday 12:30 | rushdhar | Local | 604

Fire in Ukulhas island: power to island completely disconnected following fire -- Photo by: Raajjemv

A fire has broken out in the power house in Ukulhas island in Alif Alif atoll.

Police media official reported the case was reported around 10.55am on Tuesday and that Police and citizens were attempting to control and extinguishing the fire.

The Island Council’s Vice President Abdullah Firaq reported the fire had broken out in the fuel storage facility and they had difficulty in controlling the fire. He added the citizens of the island were collaborating in quelling the fire.

Due to the fire, power to the entire island had been disrupted, the Council reported.