Moncton fire crews respond to small blaze at Organigram plant

December 17, 2019

Fire crews responded to a small fire at Organigram Inc., in Moncton on Tuesday.

Crews responded to the production centre of the medical and recreational cannabis producer on Edinburgh Drive shortly after 2:30 p.m.

Moncton Fire Platoon Chief Tim Rossiter said the fire was contained to a single grow room in the facility.

Ray Gracewood of Organigram said that the issue was contained immediately and emergency crews were notified only as a precaution.

No injuries were reported, but the building was evacuated as a precautionary measure.

Rossiter said investigators will be working with Organigram to determine the cause of the blaze.

Gracewood said that no product went up in smoke and that the company commends the quick reaction of the first responders.

Fonte: Global News

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