New Brunswick

Tracadie business is a total loss after fire

A Tracadie business is no more, following a fire Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to an interior design business that went up in flames this week

Firefighters responded to a Tracadie business that caught fire, Wednesday afternoon. (Photo: René Landry/Radio-Canada)

A fire that broke out in Tracadie on Wednesday afternoon has destroyed Art-Pro Inc., an interior design business on the Acadian peninsula..

There were no injuries involved in the fire that engulfed the northeastern business.

Jimmy Thibodeau, the fire chief with the Tracadie Fire Department, told Radio-Canada the building is expected to be a total loss.

Jimmy Thibodeau, fire chief with the Tracadie Fire Department, said the building is a total loss. (Photo: René Landry/Radio-Canada)

Firefighters from Tracadie, Caraquet, Riviere-du-Portage and Saint Isidore, responded to the fire at around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Thibodeau said firefighters approached the fire with extreme caution, given the business had several flammable items inside. 

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

With files from Radio-Canada