A total of 24 Estate houses were destroyed by fire which erupted in an estate in Talawakelle last night.
A fire which had broken out at one house had spreaded across other houses resulting in damages.
A spokesman from the police media told RepublicNext that no one has been injured in the incident although the properties were damaged.
The fire had been controlled by Police, Army, Special Task Force (STF) and Nuwara Eliya Fire Brigade.
Reportedly, the victims have been temporarily moved to a school in Talawakelle.