Statement due to the fire affecting the smokehouse Elphège & Norbert LeBlanc Ltd.

CAP-ACADIE, NB, July 9, 2024 – The Cap-Acadie Chamber of Commerce has just learned that a fire is currently affecting the Elphège & Norbert LeBlanc Ltd. business located in the Petit-Cap area, in the Regional Town of Cap-Acadie. The fire broke out early this morning.

“We are deeply saddened by the news of this fire, which has affected another business in our region. Although the causes of this incident have yet to be determined, we would like to express our unwavering support to the owners and their entire team at this difficult time,” says Natalie Cormier, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Cap-Acadie Chamber of Commerce.

“I would like to express my solidarity with the team at Elphège & Norbert LeBlanc Ltd. We are offering our support to help business owners access the resources they need to overcome this difficult ordeal,” adds Cap-Acadie Chamber of Commerce CEO Anthony Azard.

The Cap-Acadie Chamber of Commerce encourages citizens to avoid speculation at this sensitive time for business owners. In a context where misinformation can spread quickly, it’s crucial to rely on official sources for reliable information.

“The relevant authorities will carry out the necessary work to determine the causes of the fire. Until we have concrete results, we will refrain from drawing conclusions on the current situation. Right now, we need to support the owners who have just lost an important asset,” insists Mr. Azard.

We would like to sincerely thank the various fire departments in the region, especially the Cap-Acadie brigade, who responded very quickly to the call.

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For information or requests
Anthony Azard
Chief Executive Officer
Cap-Acadie Chamber of Commerce
(506) 531-5375

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