A fire broke out in the Jalalabad branch of State Bank of Patiala, on Monday, situated on Ferozepur-Fazilka highway near Bhagwan Parshuram Chowk. It is believed that the inferno resulted from a short circuit. Two fire tenders had to struggle to control the fire.
nobody was injured as the fire and smoke was noticed by some passerby
and the matter was reported to the bank manager, who further reported
to the police and civil administration, who sprung into action.
on getting the information, Paramjit Singh, SDM and Ajmer Singh Bath,
DSP reached the spot. The local and Fazilka fire tenders were
called into the area. The fire was controlled with the help of
the fire brigade employees, breaking the wall of bank manager’s
to Sudershan Goyal, Bank Manager, it was the short-circuit, which
caused the fire and had spread in the entire building due to
false-ceiling, which completely destroyed the furniture inside the
bank. However, the bank manager claimed that there was no loss
of record and the entire record of the bank required for day to day
working was safe.