Bhadrak: Property worth crores of rupees was destroyed as 10 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Tihidi Bazar in Bhadrak at around 11.30 PM on Thursday.
Reportedly, the fire originated from a fertiliser shop and spread to nearby shops. While the fire brigade managed to reach the spot, they ran out of water during dousing the flames.
In no time, the fire took a devastating turn and engulfed the shops that included fertiliser, clothes, vegetable shop and bettle shop. However, no casualties were reported.