News release

8:00 p.m. Update: Hickory Drive Explosion

Local government | June 29, 2016

As of this evening, officials working on site have deemed that some residents can now return to their homes as the perimeter has been further reduced. Displaced residents need to call Peel Regional Police at 905-453-3311 ext. 1241 to find out if they are free to return to their homes. Residents that are allowed back to the area, will be able to access their property either on foot or in their vehicle.

The reception centre at Burnhamthorpe Community Centre, 1500 Gulleden Drive will remain open until 11 p.m.

Emergency accommodation is available for anyone impacted by the June 28 home explosion in Mississauga. Anyone in need is asked to call the Region of Peel at 905-791-7800.

Residents can call 311 and follow @peelpolicemedia and @citymississauga on Twitter for updates.

Media Contact:
Karen Flores
Senior Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 5053
TTY: 905-896-5151