Ablaze in Odisha's Sambalpur vegetable market gutted 70 shops
Sambalpur, Oct 28: At least seventy shops gutted in a massive fire that broke out at a vegetable market in Sambalpur, Odisha on Sunday late night. Fire tenders were rushed on spot and it was doused later.
The fire spread from a shop.
Reportedly, the fire spread soon after being emerging from a source at night on Sunday. After the locals informed, three fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the fire after hours of attempt. By the time the fire was extinguished, about 70 shops had been burnt fully.
Odisha: Over 70 shops gutted in a fire that broke out at a vegetable market in Sambalpur late night yesterday. Fire tenders were rushed on spot and it was doused later. pic.twitter.com/izA6DVPiNI— ANI (@ANI) October 28, 2019
The reason behind the incident is yet to be known. As per the initial probe, an electric short circuit is suspected to be the reason behind the incident.