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Fire breaks out at Orissa secretariat building

india Updated: Jul 23, 2009 15:51 IST

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Electronic gadgets and furniture in Orissa secretariat building were damaged in a fire on thursday, official sources said.

The fire, which was suspected to have been caused due to electric short circuit, erupted in a room in the industries department on the second floor of the building, was doused by a fire engine before spreading, they said.

Some gadgets including a computer, a fax machine, an air cooler, a fan and some furniture were gutted.
The fire broke out even as panic gripped the adjacent assembly building after a snake was spotted inside the house.