Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Dec 3:
In a shocking incident four members of a family have been charred to death in a major fire that broke out in a house in CDA sector-7 area of Odisha’s millennium city this evening at around 8.30 PM, reports said.
While the deceased are a woman and three children, two others have been seriously injured in the fire, the reports added. The injured have been rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital.
The fire has occurred in a house located near the Markat Nagar police station in Cuttack. Leakage of gas from a LPG stove is suspected to be the cause of the fire, local sources said. However, the real cause of the fire is not yet known.
The affected family was staying as tenants in the house where the accident took place, local sources said.
Fire tenders have arrived at the place but the time it arrived everything was reduced to ashes and four persons were killed.
More details awaited.