Kalahandi: A goods-laden truck reportedly caught fire in Kesinga area in Kalahandi district triggering panic among the passersby.
Though no casualty has been reported, the fire gutted the goods present in the vehicle.
According to sources, the incident occurred today when the driver noticed smoke emanating out of the engine chamber and immediately alighted from the truck. The inferno engulfed the whole vehicle within a few minutes.
Locals said that the smoke could be seen billowing out of the vehicle from a long distance.
On being informed, fire department personnel reached the spot and doused the flames. The exact reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained, the firemen said.