Sundargarh: Panic gripped the people after a fire broke out at Ispat General Hospital (IGH) of Rourkela in Sundargarh district today. However, no casualty has been reported.
According to sources, the fire erupted inside the Gynecology ward of the hospital this afternoon. Though the exact cause behind the fire is not known yet, it is suspected that a short circuit in an air conditioner might have triggered the fire.
Four patients, who were undergoing treatment in the ward, were immediately shifted to another ward, sources added.
On being informed, a firefighting team later reached the spot and doused the flames.