Bank of India branch catches fire in Cuttack
Cuttack: Panic gripped CDA sector 10 area of Cuttack after a massive fire broke out at the Bank of India branch on Saturday.
However, no casualty was reported in the incident.
According to sources, locals and staffers noticed smoke billowing out of the building while the branch was closed and immediately alerted fire service department.
Fire tenders immediately rushed to the spot and doused the flames.
However, various assets including computers and documents were gutted in the flames by then.
Though the exact reason behind the mishap is unknown, it is suspected that an electrical short-circuit triggered the sparks, officials said.