Nine houses gutted in fire in Bhadrak village
Bhadrak: Nine houses were gutted in a fire that broke out at Kankara village under Dhamnagar NAC in Bhadrak district.
No loss of human life has been reported but property worth lakhs was reduced to cinders.
According to sources, locals spotted thick smoke billowing out from one house and before they could douse it, the blaze engulfed to the nearby houses.
On being informed, fire tenders rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control. However, the actual cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, sources said.