Minor girl charred to death as massive fire engulfs house in Odisha
Jagatsinghpur: In a tragic indent, a minor girl was charred to death after two houses caught fire at Routanuagon under Raghunathpur Police limits of the district.
The deceased has been identified as Mama Das, the daughter of Achyuta Das. She was a student of Plus Two first year at Siddha Baranga College.
According to reports, the fire mishap took place when Mama was alone in the house.
While the exact cause of the fire was not clear, till the filing of this report, an electric short circuit is assumed to be the reason behind the inferno.
Locals called the firefighters after noticing the fire in two houses. However, Mama had died by the time the fire brigade took control over the blaze. Even the locals tried their best to douse the fire till the arrival of the firefighters, but the intensity of the fire was so severe that they failed to douse the fire.
A pall of gloom descended on the area following the unfortunate fire accident.