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La Pointe Seafoods Lobster pound in Belliveau’s Cove destroyed by fire

La Pointe Seafoods in Belliveau’s Cove caught fire at 8:30 p.m Sunday. Pierre Boissonnault, the company’s president, said there was over 4,500 kilograms of lobster in the building at the time of the fire — all of it destroyed. He said the company does have insurance but the fire is still a devastating blow to the community, especially with the lucrative lobster season beginning just a week and a half ago on Nov. 30.

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Cape Breton Premium Seafoods plant destroyed by fire

Edgar Samson, president of Premium Seafoods Group, said he was saddened by the loss of the groundfish facility and retail market. He said the facility employed 60 to 70 people. The company has two other facilities that were not damaged. [email protected]  06:00