Authorities are on the scene of what appears to be a house explosion in Mississauga.
Peel Police said they received the call to attend the scene on Hickory Drive in the area of Rathburn Road East and Dixie Road at 4:22 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon following multiple reports of a loud bang being heard and a plume of smoke rising from the street.
It’s thought as many as 6 houses have been destroyed or partially destroyed police have now set up a large perimeter in the area.
Fire and ambulance services are also on scene, with paramedics tweeting that a triage centre has been set up in the area.
It’s been confirmed that there are multiple injuries as a result of the explosion, however the extent of injuries suffered by the victims is not known at this time.
Police are advising people to avoid area.
More to come.
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