Fire breaks out at Nova Scotia seafood operation, no injuries reported

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ARICHAT, N.S. — Authorities say a fire broke out at a seafood operation in Arichat, N.S., early Friday.

The Mounties say they received a call about the blaze shortly after 1 a.m.

CIGO radio reports that three buildings at Premium Seafoods appear to have been destroyed but nearby homes were saved by firefighters.

There are no reports of any injuries.

Fire crews from four local communities were involved in fighting the blaze.

The Isle Madame fire department could not be reached for comment.

Geographic location: ARICHAT, Nova Scotia, Isle Madame

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  • Karen
    August 23, 2013 - 11:57

    This is so sad to hear. My fathers hometown in Arichat and every time we visit we drive by Premium Seafoods. They had the freshest, tastiest seafood around. I hope they are able to re-build. This is a very sad loss to the town.