Bhubaneswar: A major fire broke out at a slum located near Durga Mandap at Rasulgarh square here this afternoon. Over 22 shacks and vehicles were gutted in the mishap.
Following the incident, two fire tenders were pressed to douse the blaze.
Properties worth lakhs were reduced to ashes in the incident. However, no casualty was reported so far in the fire mishap.
According to reports, the fire broke out after a slum dweller set his house afire in a rage of anger over some family feud following which the fire engulfed other houses swiftly.
On being informed, local police rushed to the spot and started an investigation into the incident.