'There's nothing left': Potato chip plant fire devastates New Brunswick town

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Firefighters from several departments have converged to battle a fire at Covered Bridge Potato Chips factory in Hartland, a major employer in the New Brunswick town.

The call came in at 6 p.m., said RCMP Cpl. Dan Sharpe. He said 20 to 30 employees were safely evacuated.

By 9 p.m., the fire was still going but the building looked like a total loss, said Summerville resident Kelly Gillin, who lives nearby and watched the fire from across the highway.

“It’s devastating, there’s nothing left,” she said in an interview with CBC News.

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“They’re still hauling water to it now, I don’t know how many trucks,

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