Three shops gutted in Angul
Angul: At least three shops were gutted at Durgapur bazaar under Chhendipada block in Angul district late last night.
According to sources, the mishap occurred at around 1 am when locals and the shop owners spotted smoke emanating from the shops and alerted the fire department personnel about the same.
Meanwhile, the locals also tried to control the fire.
On being informed, fire tenders reached the spot and doused the flames but the shops were engulfed by the fire by then, The exact reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained, sources said.