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Huge fire destroys Marine Harvest plant in France

The fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon local time.

A huge fire broke out at the Marine Harvest Kritsen processing factory in Landisvisiau, France, on Wednesday afternoon, reports Le Telegramme.

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The fire, which started at around 3 pm local time, spread quickly, destroying nearly all buildings, including the processing area.

Firefighters worked all night long and were able to contain the fire by Thursday morning. They evacuated 150 employees from the factory.

Founded in 1994, and a subsidiary of Marine Harvest since 2006, Kritsen specializes on smoked salmon.

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