A godown in Maafushi was caught on fire.
Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF), stated they received a report of the fire incident on Friday morning. Upon receiving the news, the fire and rescue services of MNDF was mobilized, and it was put off with the assistance of the correctional officers in Maafushi, the police and the public. However, significant damage is caused to the store due to the fire incident.
The godown is located in the building where previously the boarding school for troubled boys was run. The school was dissolved in the 1990s. Currently, the building is utilised by Maafushi Council Office as a storeroom.
The police are investigating the incident.