Cuttack: As many as 20 houses were destroyed in fire that broke out at Alisha Bazar Balighat slum in Cuttack on Tuesday.
The fire spread rapidly from one house to other and the dwellers lost all they had in the fire. However no loss of life was reported.
Fire services personnel rushed to the spot immediately, but they could not save the slum from being destroyed.
According to reports the actual cause of the fire is unknown.