Peel Regional Police have evacuated an industrial building in Mississauga following reports of an explosion. The building is located near Dixie Road and Tonolli Road, between Dundas St. East and The Queensway.
Police have just followed up with a second statement, saying that it was a small explosion within the building.
Police received the call at 11:59 AM this morning. One person sustained non life-threatening injuries as a result of the explosion, and received treatment on site. No further injuries were reported.
The building was reportedly evacuated as a precaution. The area is being held by the Office of the Fire Marshal to conduct a more thorough investigation.
Residents are being told to expect road closures in the surrounding streets and that if possible to avoid Dixie Road and Tonolli Road area for now.
Small explosion within building. One injured party treated on scene, no further injuries. Building was evacuated as a precaution. Scene held for OFM.— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) July 23, 2018
More updates may provided in the coming hours about the cause of the explosion.