Sambalpur, May 25: A massive fire broke out at a branch of Axis Bank in Budharaja area in the district this afternoon.
The fire personnel have rescued 20 people those were stuck inside the bank and no causalities have been reported so far.
Some locals spotted thick smoke coming out the bank and informed the fire personnel subsequently.
On being informed the fire personnel rushed to the spot and doused the fire along with rescuing the bank officials stuck inside it.
However, the actual reason behind the incident has not been ascertained but it is suspected that the fire broke out due to a short circuit.