Fire broke out at the godown of VRL Logistics Ltd. off Bangalore-Mysore Highway here on Saturday night, triggering panic in the area.
According to the police, goods worth several lakhs were destroyed in the incident. The fire could be because of electric short circuit. A good number of consignments had been stored in the godown when the incident occurred, the police said.
Local people noticed smoke coming out of the godown and informed the Fire and Emergency Services.