Dhenkanal, Feb 21: A major fire broke out at the grid substation of Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) located near Meramundali in Dhenkanal district today.
The sparks erupted and detected at around 7 am in the morning and spread very fast to burn down electrical equipments worth lakhs, says report.
While the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, a blast in the feeder is being seen as the most probable reason.
At least 10 fire tenders were engaged on firefighting post the mishap and prevented any damage or loss to lives.
Further information is awaited in the incident.