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.
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