Massive Fire Engulfs Rourkela Cracker Market, 1 Charred To Death, Many Stalls Gutted

**Rourkela: ** On the eve of Deepawali, a massive fire broke out at the cracker market in the Steel City of Odisha. The mishap occured late on Tuesday night which claimed one life and many cracker stalls were reduced into ashes. The stalls were installed near Power House Road under Plantsite police limits.

The mishap took place at 2:35 am in the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday.

According to sources, property worth more than Rs 1 crore got damaged in the blazing inferno.

Fire tenders later rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation.

The lone deceased person has been identified as Biswajit Jena. The injured persons were rushed to the Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH).