Soro: A major fire broke out in Badasahi village here late on Saturday night and burnt down as many as 30 houses.
As per sources, the fire broke out in the Adivasi sahi of the village under Oupada block gutting 30 houses and rendering 13 families homeless. Properties worth many lakh rupees were destroyed during the accident.
Though the exact reason of the fire was unknown it was supposed to have occurred due to short circuit. After information from locals two fire tenders came to the rescue and after hours were finally able yo douse the fire.
A woman has been injured in the fire mishap.
In another fire incident a sack godown caught fire in Jeypore’s Bel road and destroying properties worth lakh of rupees.