Bhubaneswar: A major fire broke out in a garment showroom at Kharavela Nagar in Bhubaneswar last night. Garments and properties worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in the mishap in BlackBerry showroom.
No casualties were reported in the incident.
As per reports, the fire broke out the ground floor of the branded garment showroom and later spread to the third floor. The staff present at the showroom tried to douse the flame, but in vain and then informed the fire department about the mishap.
As many as three fire tenders were pressed into service to control the fire.
Though the exact cause behind the mishap is yet to be known, electric short circuit is suspected to have caused the blaze.