Crime

Major fire engulfs Sambalpur LIC office

Bhubaneswar: A major fire engulfed the main of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) at Budharaka in Sambalpur town for hours since early this morning.

According to reports, two fire vehicles have been pressed into service to douse the fire. 

Though the reason behind the spread of fire was yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that electric short circuit might have caused the mishap.

By now, properties worth lakhs of rupees are believed to have been destroyed in the mishap.

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