Massive barn fire erupts in Mississauga; prompts major road closures
Published October 4, 2023 at 7:15 pm
Mississauga Fire Department dealt with an active blaze in Mississauga Wednesday night (Oct. 4).
Witnesses and Peel Regional Police say that the fire occurred at Hurontario Street and Barondale Drive.
A barn behind The Old Britannia Schoolhouse, a historic site, has been consumed by flames.
Police say there have been no reports of physical injuries at this point and the cause of the fire is being investigated.
However, the massive fire has resulted in the closure of Hurontario Street in both directions.
Northbound traffic is being diverted at Bristol Road, while southbound traffic is redirected at Matheson Boulevard.
The emergency call was received at approximately 6:15 p.m., prompting a swift response from first responders.
The situation remains under active investigation as firefighters work to contain and extinguish the blaze.
Residents and motorists in the vicinity are urged to avoid the area, as the incident has caused significant traffic disruptions.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising