Balipatna, July 25: At least three rooms of a house were gutted in Canal Road slum area near Bhubaneswar Garage Chhak on late Friday night. No loss of life was reported.
According to sources, locals spotted thick smoke billowing out from the house and before they could douse it, the blaze engulfed to the nearby rooms.
On being informed, fire tenders rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control. Meanwhile, an LPG cylinder which was inside the house blasted as it also caught fire. No loss of human life has been reported but properties worth thousands were reduced to cinders.