A fire broke out on the third floor of a five-storey building which houses among others the Press Trust of India's eastern zone headquarters in central part of the city in the early hours today, the police said.
The PTI office is located on the ground floor. There was no report of any damage.
Three fire tenders were pressed into service and it took close to 40 minutes to douse the flame, he said.
"The main cause of the fire was an electrical short circuit," the official said.
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