11 rooms gutted in fire in Cuttack village

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Cuttack: As many as 11 rooms of 7 families were rendered homeless in a massive fire that broke out at Bilitentulia village in Banki area of Cuttack last night.

Although no casualty was reported, property worth lakhs of rupees was gutted in the blaze.

According to sources, the fire erupted at a house in the village and engulfed the nearby house within a few minutes. However, the families managed to escape unhurt.

On being informed, fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the flames.

While the exact cause of the mishap is yet to be ascertained, a short circuit is suspected to have triggered the fire, fire personnel said.

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