Two people taken to hospital after reported explosion in Mississauga industrial warehouse
Published May 17, 2021 at 3:59 pm
Two people have been transported to hospital after a Monday morning industrial accident in Mississauga.
Peel Regional Police responded at 10:55 a.m. after reports of an explosion and furnace fire near the area of Anson Drive and Torbram Road.
Upon arrival, Mississauga Fire found white smoke billowing from the smoke-filled building and the main warehouse fire was extinguished.
Peel Paramedics treated two male patients for reported burns to the head and body. One male was transported to a trauma centre with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The other male was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Two patients declined treatment and transportation to a hospital.
The accident has resulted in road closures in the area, blocking west bound Anson Drive at Torbram Road. Police are asking drivers to use alternate routes.
The building has been evacuated and the Ministry of Labour has been notified.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies