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

The Village of Cap-Pelé, N.B., is asking for citizens to avoid all non-essential travel as emergency crews battle a blaze at the Cape Bold Packers fish packing plant. Village of Cap-Pelé/Facebook

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.

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

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

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