Many businesses have been destroyed or damaged, and many residents have been displaced as a result of an explosion on Sunday morning on Huronatio Street near Dundas St.
Three people have been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following the massive explosion at the Mississauga plaza that shattered the windows of an apartment building across the street at 7:30 a.m..
A 39 year-old male from Mississauga was taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. A 43 year-old female and 6 year-old boy from Mississauga were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. A 50 year-old male and a young child were treated at the scene and released.
Mississauga Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke, flames, and lots of debris from some of the units that had collapsed. Toronto fire crews were called in to provide mutual aid.
There are no reports of any missing people.The freezing rain and weather conditions have made it a challenge for crews to battle the fire.
Mi Way buses were brought in to shelter those displaced and a warming centre has been set up at Mississauga Valley Community Centre. The Peel District School Board says TL Kennedy SS located beside the plaza will be closed on February 12, due to the explosion.
Anyone with information is asked to Call Peel Police at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1233 or Crime Stoppers.
Photo Credit: Peel Paramedics