Fire destroys crab processing plant in Cottlesville

A fire has destroyed a crab processing plant in New World Island, on Newfoundland’s northeast coast. Rod Wheeler, the mayor of Cottlesville, said the fire broke out at the Breakwater Fisheries plant around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. Wheeler said he was shocked to hear the news. “It was devastating. Actually devastating,” he said.  “That fish plant is a major employer to not only this town, but the whole area.” Read the rest here 13:55

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