Dhenkanal: A fireman died under mysterious circumstances at Gondia Fire Station in Dhenkanal district on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Jayanta Dharua of Padampur in Bargarh district.
Dharua was working as fireman at Gondia Fire Station for the last one and half years. He was rescued in a critical condition from under the roof of the fire station last night and admitted to Sriram Chandrapur Community Health Centre.
He was later shifted to the district headquarters hospital where the doctor declared him dead.
While some suspect he fell from the roof, some people alleged that he committed suicide by jumping from the roof. Gondia Police have initiated a probe to ascertain the cause of his death.