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Fire breaks out at Raikia market

30/09/2021 at 2:34 PM

Phulbani, Sep 30: A major fire broke out at Raikia market in Kandhamal district on Thursday. However, no loss of life was reported so far.

The blaze erupted in the afternoon at the market fire tenders were pressed into action. Thick black smoke billowing into the sky was visible.

According to sources, local vendors saw thick smoke coming out from a shop at night and soon, the fire spread to other shops. Property worth lakhs is assumed to have been gutted in the fire.

They immediately informed the incident to the fire station following which fire brigade teams rushed to the spot.

Though the exact reason behind the fire is unknown, it is believed short circuit might be the reason behind the mishap.

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