Fire Mishap Claims Five Lives in Hotelier’s House in Bhubaneswar


Bhubaneswar: A massive fire broke out in the house of leading businessman-cum-hotelier Satpal Singh in Laxmisagar area here in the wee hours today, killing four members of his family and a domestic help.

The deceased were identified as Satpal’s younger son Gagan Pal Singh, daughter-in-law Bhavana Singh granddaughter Sohabi Singh and grandson Ruvir Singh and a domestic help.

Though the fire fighters evacuated the five persons from windows and rushed them to a nearby private hospital, they were declared dead upon arrival.

A number of entrepreneurs, social activists and locals thronged Satpal Singh’s residence to express their condolences.