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Blaze destroys Poley Mountain ski lodge

Dec. 10, 2014, Sussex, N.B. - The provincial fire marshal will help with the investigation today after a major fire destroyed the base lodge at a popular ski resort in New Brunswick.

December 10, 2014
By The Canadian Press

RCMP Const. Jullie Rogers-Marsh says the fire at Poley Mountain was brought under control more than three hours after it broke out around 6:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Rogers-Marsh says several fire departments from around the Sussex area battled the blaze.

The ski hill is about 10 kilometres outside of Sussex.

The hill has 30 trails and five lifts and was planning to open Dec. 19 for the season.

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