Rourkela: At least 14 shops were gutted after a major fire broke out at vegetable market at Panposh in steel city Rourkela here in the wee house today.
Fire tenders rushed to the spot and brought it into control before the fire leap to nearby areas in the market.
The fire mishap occurred at around 4 am in the morning in which almost all the 14 shops have reduced to ashes with loss of property over lakhs of rupees.
As the shops were made of bamboo, the fire spread rapidly. However, the cause of fire is yet unknown.
Raghunathpali police arrived at the spot and launched investigation into the incident.