RCMP investigate fire at Pubnico fish plant

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October 17, 2020, Middle West Pubnico, Nova Scotia… Yarmouth County RCMP is investigating suspicious fire that occurred to a building on Hwy. 335 in Middle West Pubnico.

Around midnight, Yarmouth County RCMP and West Pubnico Fire Department as well as other mutual aid fire departments responded to a building fire at a fish plant. The fish plant incurred significant damage, it was not occupied at the time and no employees were injured, a man is in hospital with life threatening injuries believed related to the fire.

The investigation has determined the fire to be suspicious and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the fire is asked to contact Yarmouth District RCMP at 902-742-9106. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 2020-1246120