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Crews beat back blaze at vacant seniors’ home in Cap-Pelé, N.B.

Firefighters battle a blaze at an abandoned seniors' home in Cap-Pelé, N.B., on Nov. 6, 2019. .
Firefighters battle a blaze at an abandoned seniors' home in Cap-Pelé, N.B., on Nov. 6, 2019. . Shelley Steeves/Global News

Fire crews remain on scene after battling a blaze at a vacant seniors’ home in Cap-Pelé, N.B., on Wednesday.

Fire crews from four different New Brunswick municipalities worked to douse the blaze, which ignited early in the morning.

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The seniors’ home has been vacant since it closed in July, Cap-Pelé fire chief Ronald Cormier told Global News.

Cormier said the fire caused extensive damage to the kitchen and living areas in the facility, as well as several rooms.

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The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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