News Patiala:- A major fire broke out in a shop in Leela Bhawan Market, Patiala, on Wednesday afternoon. The fire started at around 2:00 PM and quickly spread to the surrounding shops. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but it is suspected to be an electrical short circuit.
The fire department was called to the scene and brought the fire under control after about an hour. However, the damage to the shops was extensive. Several shops were completely gutted, and others sustained significant damage.
No injuries were reported in the fire. However, the shopkeepers have suffered a major financial loss. The fire has also caused a traffic jam in the area.
The fire department is investigating the cause of the fire. They are also assessing the damage to the shops and helping the shopkeepers to get their businesses back up and running.