Fire breaks out at Odisha Bhawan in Mumbai

Mumbai: Tension prevailed at the Odisha Bhawan in Mumbai after a fire broke out on the second floor of the building here on Thursday evening.

According to sources, the fire was reported at Room no 203 on the second floor of Odisha Bhawan.

Soon, fire tender units rushed to the spot and were pressed into service to douse the flames.

Though the exact cause of the blaze is yet to be ascertained, fire personnel suspect short circuit to have triggered the incident.

However, no casualties have been reported so far.

Odisha Bhawan, the state guest house in Navi Mumbai, is a G+4 (ground plus four storey) structure built mainly with the idea to benefit cancer patients from the state, particularly those who are not financially well off and face problems arranging for accommodation in Mumbai.

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