A fire broke out in a wood factory at Anche Palya near Madevara village in Nelamangala on the outskirts of the city on Sunday night.

The fire broke out at Oriental Woods causing a loss of about a few lakh rupees, sources in the Department of Fire and Emergency Services said.

Nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire, according to the sources.

Though electric short-circuit is said to be the reason for the fire, the exact reason is yet to be ascertained.