09 March 2019
Balasore: A major fire broke out at Punjab National Bank (PNB) in Chandaneswar branch under Bhogarai block here early today morning. While the exact reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained, it is being suspected that a short circuit might have led to the mishap.
Reportedly, locals spotted smoke coming out of the bank at around 3 am today morning and immediately informed the Fire Services department. On intimation, fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the flames.
However, several important documents and computers had been reduced to ashes by that time.