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Fire heavily damages Purolator distribution centre in Bathurst, N.B.

A fire has heavily damaged a Purolator distribution centre in Bathurst, New Brunswick. Submitted

A Purolator distribution centre in Bathurst, N.B., has been heavily damaged after a fire on Saturday evening.

The Bathurst Fire Department told Global news that they responded to the facility, located at 840 Riordon Dr., at approximately 11 p.m.

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When they arrived the building was already “totally involved.”

“We were on scene until 5 AM, with 4 units and 22 firefighters,” the Department said in a statement.

Captain Joe Wiseman told CBC New Brunswick that he believes the facility is a total loss, even though the structure is still standing.

No one was inside the building and no one was hurt, he said.

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The department said that there is an ongoing investigation into the cause of the fire involving the Bathurst Fire Department, Bathurst Police Department and the Office of the Fire Marshall.

A request for comment with Purolator Canada was not to returned by press time.

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