Jajpur: As many as five rooms of a house were gutted in a fire that broke out at Nuasashana village under Badachana block in Jajpur district on Monday.
Though no loss of life has been reported, property worth lakh were reduced to cinders.
According to sources, the fire erupted from one Nilakantha Mishra’s house and engulfed to nearby rooms within a few minutes.
After receiving information about the mishap, fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames.
However, the exact cause of the mishap is yet to be ascertained.