Bargarh: A major fire broke out at the paediatric ward of the old building of Bargarh District Headquarters Hospital late last night. Though no casualty was reported in the mishap, properties worth lakhs were gutted in the fire.
On being informed by hospital authorities, Fire personnel rushed to the spot and managed to douse the flames after an effort of 2-3 hours. The reason behind the outbreak of fire was yet to be ascertained.
Fortunately, the ward was only being used for storage of IV fluid and medicines, which were reduced to ashes in the fire mishap.