Kandy-Matale Road Temporarily Closed at Akurana Due to Fire

A fire broke out in a shop in Akurana, leading to the temporary closure of the Kandy-Matale road (A9) at Akurana.
The fire has spread to several  shops, according to police reports.
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes to avoid inconvenience.

Emergency services are on the scene, working to contain the fire and ensure safety.