Major fire at PSPCL sub-centre in Jalandhar

Panic gripped Pathankot Chowk in Jalandhar after major fire broke out at electricity sub-centre of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on Monday.

Reason for the fire is currently unknown.

Initial reports suggest that least 10 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to tackle the situation. Anti-power theft office and compound adjacent to the sub-centre are also engulfed in the fire.

According to sources, low intensity multiple blasts at sub-centre were also heard. Fearing for their lives, people living near the sub-centre area are vacating their homes, along with their belongings.

No casualties have been reported.

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