A supermarket chain in the Capital Region is experiencing a food shortage due to a recent warehouse fire.

According to the Times Union, a fire last week at Hannaford's distribution center in Maine has affected stores right here in the Capital Region as area Hannaford stores are seeing a shortage of produce and fresh foods. The fire did damage to a building that houses meat, fruits, and vegetables, and it's affected Hannaford's entire delivery process. Hannaford is now utilizing another distribution center in Schodack (Rensselaer County) to do the bulk of it's work for it's 180 stores throughout New York and New England. Hannaford spokesman Eric Blom said that the aftermath of the fire shouldn't last too much longer, but did not give a timetable as to when everything would be back to normal.

Hannaford stores in the Capital Region have posted signs in the produce areas apologizing for the shortage and blaming it on the Maine Fire. How will the food shortage affect you? Are you a regular shopper at Hannaford's? Feel fee to comment below in the comment section.