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Weekend fire destroys Newfoundland fish plant

Cottlesville, N.L. - RCMP say a fish plant in northern Newfoundland has been destroyed by a fire.

March 23, 2015
By The Canadian Press

Police say fire officials were called to Breakwater Fisheries Ltd. in Cottlesville early Sunday morning.

Police say the building was not occupied at the time of the fire and no one was injured.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

The federal Industry Department website says the company processes and exports several types of fish including herring and mackerel.

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Police say about 150 employees were scheduled to start work at the plant in April.