Keonjhar: The driver and helper of a truck had a close shave after the vehicle caught fire near Belda area in Keonjhar district Saturday.
According to sources, the two got out of the vehicle after they noticed flames coming out from the rear of the truck.
While both of them escaped unhurt, the truck was badly damaged following which traffic was disrupted for more than two hours.
Later, the fire service personnel and police rushed to the spot.
It is suspected that an electrical short circuit in the wiring harness could be reason for the fire.