Bhadrak, Jan 8 (LocalWire) A major fire broke out at a village in Bhadrak where as many as 12 houses were gutted down rendering seven families homeless, said fire officials.
According to fire officials, a fire broke out at a house at Patuli village under Dhamnagar block in Odisha’s Bhadrak district late on Monday night.
Soon the flames spread to adjoining houses as it was a congested locality.
Fire officials rushed to the spot to douse the flames. But, by then, 12 houses and properties worth lakhs were turned to ashes, said officials.
The exact reason behind the fire is being investigated.