There has been a second fire reported at a Huon Aquaculture salmon farm in a little more than a month.
The company released a statement on Tuesday which said there had been a small electrical fire at its Hideaway Bay farm which had caused minor damage to the railing on an outer pen over the morning.
The pen did not contain any fish in it at the time.
In other news:
Tuesday morning's fire was in contrast to another fire at a Huon Aquaculture pen in the Channel last month.
That fire caused part of the pen to melt, allowing between 50,000 to 52,000 salmon to escape.
Huon Aquaculture chief executive Peter Bender said at the time the company had never experenced an electrical fire on a fish pen in 35 years of farming.
This salmon escape was followed by another less than two weeks later.
The second saw 130,000 salmon escape through a tear in a fortress pen in Storm Bay.
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