A fire inside GA. Villingili police station has left three officers suffering from smoke inhalation.
Police said the incident, which occurred sometime during Thursday night, was caused when the distribution board inside the police station caught on fire.
According to police, the fire was contained within a small time frame, however three officers suffered smoke inhalation and were treated at GA. Atoll Hospital.
While fire incidents had recently increased, a total number of 86 incidents have been recorded since the beginning of this year.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) informs that most of these incidents occur due to shorts in circuits, which starts the fire.