VIDEO: Explosion Rips Through Commercial Building on Hurontario in Mississauga

An explosion has ripped through a commercial building in Mississauga.

Peel police said they were called to the scene of an explosion in a commercial area in the Hurontario St. and Agnes St. area around 7:28 a.m. this morning.

Peel Paramedics say they have transported three patients who were affected by the blast. Paramedics say one male has been transported to hospital in serious condition. A woman and child have sustained minor injuries.

Hurontario St. is closed in both directions from Dundas St to Hillcrest Ave.

The City has opened Mississauga Valley Community Centre as a warming station. The Red Cross, Peel Human Services and the City’s Emergency Management team are at the Community Centre to assist those residents and business owners who are directly affected,” Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie said in a statement released shortly after the incident.

More details will be available in the coming hours and days, but I want to thank Mississauga Fire, Peel Region Police, Peel Paramedics and all first responders for their work onsite today and their quick response to this incident.”

Residents are asked to avoid the area.

You can see a video of the aftermath of the explosion, courtesy of The 4K Guy, below:

mississauga explosion hurontario agnes 2-11-2018 from insauga on Vimeo.

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