05 December 2018
Rourkela: Property worth lakhs of rupees was gutted in a fire accident at National Institute of Technology-Rourkela (NIT-R) late last night.
Reportedly, fire broke out at the Purchase & Works office of NIT-R, situated in the Main Administrative Building of the Institute, at around 2.15 AM.
While fire brigade reached the spot and were able to douse the flames, all computers, furniture, accessories and official documents had been gutted.
Meanwhile, NIT-R authorities have requested the police to enquire into the cause of the fire. It is doubted that the fire was man-made and not natural.