Fire breaks out at Keshari Mall in Bhubaneswar, no casualties

A minor fire broke out at the Keshari Mall in the heart of Bhubaneswar on Sunday, but no casualties have been reported so far, a fire officer said.

Smoke was seen billowing from the mall’s first and second floors and firefighters extinguished the flames, he said.

The exact reason for the incident has yet to be determined, but it could be due to a short circuit on the first floor, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Sulochana Das said.

Das ordered an investigation into the incident.

This was the second fire in the mall. On April 16, a major fire burnt properties worth thousands of rupees to ashes.

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