Fire Services

Fire Service Department

Emergency Tel. Nos. - 110 / 0112422222 -3

C M C Fire Service Department
General Tel. No. - 011 2686087
Administration Office - 0112686406
Chief Fire Officer (Act)
Mr. P.D.K.A. Wilson

MI Fire E(UK) GI Fire E(UK)
FPT (Japan) SRU (Netherland)

  • 011 2691637
  • 011 2325772
  • 011 2692222
  • 071 8233602
  • cmcfsdcfo@gmail.com
  • T.B. Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10
    Tel Nos. Gen Office : 0112686406
  • Tel No Office : 0112686087 Residence : (011) 2325772
  • chathur@stmail.lk
  • 011 2692222
  • 110 / 011-2422222 / 011-2422223/ 011-4222222
Divisional Fire Officer (Act) Transport Section
Mr. P.S.B. Ekanayake

  • 011 2686009
  • 011 2692222
  • 077 7475586
  • ekanayake@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act) Admin
Mr. A.T.J. Preethilal

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2686801
  • 071 4466232
Station Officer (Act) Operation
Mr. G.K.M. Nanayakkara

Pre. Cer.Fire E (UK) Level II

  • 011 2689563
  • 078 5378761
  • gkmnanayakkara@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act) Training Section
Mr. U.S. Kalansuriya

Pre. Cer.Fire E (UK) Level II

  • 011 2689563
  • 071 4439155
  • uskalansuriya@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act) Communication
Mr. H.M.A.K. Herath

Pre. Cer.Fire E (UK) Level II

  • 011 2686087
  • 077 0052890
  • 011 2692222
  • anuruddamali@yahoo.com

Sub Station 01

  • Sub Station 01 – Hettiyawaththa
  • Gorge R De Silva Mawatha
  • Colombo – 13
  • Office – 011 2430348
Divisional Fire Officer (Act)
Mr. W.S.R.N. Senanayaka

Pre. Cer.Fire E (UK) Level II

  • 011 2339574
  • 071 4982701 , 077 7437957
  • rohanasena@yahoo.com

Sub Station 02

  • Sub Station 02 – Grandpass
  • Sirimawo Bandaranayake Mawatha
  • Colombo – 14
  • Office – 011 2431353
Divisional Fire Officer
Mr. I. Ganewaththa

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 0112 339572
  • 071 5346813
  • ganewatta69@gmail.com

Training Academy (Sub Station 03)

  • Training Academy - Sub Station 3
  • Roxy Garden, Wellawaththa
  • Colombo 06
  • Office – 011 2364040
Divisional Fire Officer (Act)
Mr. H.H. Madusiri

G.I. Fire (UK)

  • 011 2364346
  • 071 4466351
  • gkmnanayakkara@gmail.com
Divisional Fire Officer (Act)
Mr. Galagamge

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2364040
  • 071 2745619
  • galagamagefire@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act)
Mr. A.N. Lokuwithana

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2364040
  • lokuhila@gmail.com

Sub Station 04

  • Sub Station 04 - Old Town Hall
  • Pettah
  • Colombo 11
  • Office – 011 2395000
Divisional Fire Officer (Act)
Mr. S.J. Ranasinghe Arachchi

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2395000
  • 077 7133496
  • sumithjnk@yahoo.com

Sub Station 05

  • Sub Station 05 Parliament
  • Parliament Member Housing Complex
  • Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte
  • Office – 011 2778497
Divisional Fire Officer (Act)
Mr. W.S.R.N. Senanayaka

Pre. Cer.Fire E (UK) Level II

  • 011 2339574
  • 071 4982701 / 077 7437957
  • rohanasena@yahoo.com

Fire Prevention Division

Assistant Chief Fire Officer
Mr. J.R.H. Bernard

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2683370
  • 071 4393273
  • jrhbernard@gmail.com
Divisional Fire Officer
Mr. S.M.H.G. Tikiribanda

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2683370
  • 071 8150142
  • tikirisiriwardhana@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act)
Mr. P.D.O.R.P. Gamage

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2683370
  • 071 4454624
  • pdorpgamage@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act)
Mr. D.S. Subathnanda

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2683370
  • 071 9194259 / 077 7207329
  • subathnandasiripala@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act)
Mr. K.P.G. Ajith

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2683370
  • 071 8330536
  • ajithgurunnanselage@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act)
Mr. W.A.B. Sisil Kumara

Pre. Cer.Fire E(UK) Level II

  • 011 2683370
  • 071 8088816
  • sisilkumara@gmail.com
Station Officer (Act)
Mr. W.U. Dayananda

GI Fire E(UK)

Niosh(SL)

  • 011 2683370
  • 071 6401003
  • upulwadduwage@yahoo.com

Fire Prevention

  • Carrying out inspections of the premises which are listed under offensive trades.
  • Stipulating fire safety requirements for proposed buildings.
  • Upgrading fire regulations.
  • Organizing fire & evacuation drills especially in high-rise buildings.

Search and Rescue

Search & Rescue Vehicle

Fire Suppression

  • Structural fire fighting. High-riser building, Factories etc.
  • Vehicles and Vessels fire fighting.
  • Tunnel fire fighting.
  • Confinement of the fire to the compartment or building of origin.
  • Ventilation.

Emergency Medical Response

Carrying a Casualty by SRU

Lowering a casualty by SRU

  • 110 Ambulance Service.
  • Dealing with trauma incidents.
  • Operates within the city limits.
  • Para-medic teams are dedicated for this service.
  • Link with the General Hospital.

Social Obligations

  • Stand-by duties.
  • Emergency water supply.
  • Pumping services
  • Humanitarian services during floods, cyclones etc.

Incident Command Vehicle

Hydrants Vehicle

Removal of Hazardous Material by Hazmat Unit

Checking for Radioactive Contamination

Fire Fighter Descending from a Height

Head Quarters



TB Jayah mawatha,Colombo 10
Emergency: 110
Phone: +94 [011]2686087 / 2422222
Fax: +94[011]26922222

  • Chief Officer - 01
  • Deputy Chief Officer - 01
  • Divisional Fire Officer Operation - 01
  • Divisional Fire Officer Fire Prevention - 01
  • Station Officer Admin - 01
  • Station Officer - 01
  • Duty officer - 01
  • Section Officer - 06
  • Leading Fireman - 06
  • First Class Fireman - 05
  • Motorman Fireman - 08
  • Fireman - 28
  • Total - 59

Fire vehicles

  • Fire engine - 04
  • Fire Water Bowser - 04
  • Rescue vehicle - 02
  • Ambulance - 02
  • Sky Lift - 02
  • TTL - 02
  • Pumper - 03
  • Hytrans - 01

Sub Station 01

Gorge R.De Silva Mawatha Colombo 13
Phone: +94[011]2430348

  • Station Officer - 01
  • Section Officer - 01
  • First Class Fireman - 01
  • Motorman Fireman - 01
  • Fireman - 01
  • Total - 17

Fire vehicles

  • Fire engine - 01
  • Fire Water Bowser - 01
  • Ambulance - 01
  • Pumper - 01

Sub Station 02

Sirimavo Bandaranayake Mawatha,Colombo 14
Phone: +94 [011]2431353

  • Station Officer 01
  • Section Officer 01
  • First Class Fireman 01
  • Motorman Fireman 03
  • Fireman 11
  • Total 17

Fire vehicles

  • Fire engine - 01
  • Fire Water Bowser - 01
  • Ambulance - 01
  • Pumper - 01

Sub Station 03

Roxy Garden Wellawaththa Colombo 06
Phone: +94 [011] 2364040

  • Divisional Fire Officer 01
  • Station Officer 01
  • Section Officer 01
  • First Class Fireman 01
  • Motorman Fireman 04
  • Fireman 10
  • Total 18

Fire vehicles

  • Fire engine - 01
  • rescue vehicle - 01
  • Ambulance - 01
  • Pumper - 01

Sub Station 04

Old Town Hall Pettah Colombo 15
Phone: +94 [011] 2395000

  • Divisional Fire Officer 01
  • Station Officer 01
  • Section Officer 01
  • First Class Fireman 01
  • Motorman Fireman 04
  • Fireman 10
  • Total 18

Fire vehicles

  • Fire engine - 01
  • rescue vehicle - 01
  • Ambulance - 01
  • Pumper - 01

Sub Station 05

Parliament Member Housing Complex Sri Jayawardanapura, Kotte
Phone: +94 [011]2431353

  • Station Officer 01
  • Section Officer 01
  • First Class Fireman 01
  • Motorman Fireman 01
  • Fireman 06
  • Total 10

Fire vehicles

  • Fire engine - 01

Training Academy

Decontamination Unit

  • Headquarters - Darly Road, Maradana
  • Sub Station 01 - Hettiyawatta
  • Sub Station 02 Grandpass
  • Sub Station 03 Training Academy Wellawatta
  • Sub Station 04 Pettah Gaspaha
  • Sub Station 05 Maadiwela

Role of the Fire Service

  • Ensure life safety in any kind of disaster.
  • Prevent and /or mitigate damages due to fire and other related causes.
  • Protect the environment from adverse effects of fire, chemical and other related disasters.
  • Dealing with humanitarian issues where necessary.
  • Improve the fire safety awareness of community.