Cape Bald Packers fish plant reportedly on fire in Cap-Pelé , New Brunswick

The Cape Bald Packers fish plant in Cap-Pelé , N.B., is on fire.

Firefighters are on scene and the Village of Cap-Pelé has issued a warning to avoid all non-essential travel on Bas Cap-Pelé  Road in order to allow emergency vehicles access to the site.

Cap-Pelé Mayor Serge Leger, who was at the site, told CBC New Brunswick that it was a vicious fire.

“We could lose up to 500 jobs here,” he told CBC.

Earlier this month, a fire destroyed a Cape Bald Packers lobster-packing plant in Richibucto Village, New Brunswick.

More to come…

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