Cape Bald Packers fish plant ‘total loss,’ says Cap-Pelé fire chief

The Cape Bald Packers fish-packing plant in Cap-Pelé, N.B., is a “total loss,” the village’s fire chief said. “Everything is gone,” said Ronald Cormier. “We couldn’t control the fire. There was too [much] flame and too [much] black smoke.”  Cormier said the call about the fire came in around 10:30 a.m. “It’s a vicious fire,” said Cap-Pelé Mayor Serge Léger, who was at the site.,,, Léger said he was in shock and too upset to continue speaking. “We could lose up to 500 jobs here. “It’s the biggest employer in Cap-Pelé. It’s a very sad moment. I hope the community will come together and they’ll rebuild.” >click to read<14:36

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