Ujjain: Fire erupted at the petrol pump office of Bharat Petroleum in Jharda due to short circuit on Monday afternoon.
According to the manager of the pump, Vinod Kumar, the sudden fire gutted cash around Rs 5 lakh, furniture and some important documents.
Filler boys said there was no one in the office at time of the incident.
The manager later informed the police and fire station. Jharda police said, the director of the pump did not lodge any complaint regarding the fire so far.