Mississauga blaze leaves 225 homes without power
Fire department monitors air quality in Streetsville neighbourhood
About 225 homes were without power Friday night following a large fire in Mississauga's Streetsville neighbourhood.
Earlier Friday evening, the area was said to be evacuated as a result of the blaze, but police now say residents of residential properties, including a seniors' home, are "in a proactive position being sheltered in place."
Mississauga Transit buses was called in to provide shelter for residents who had to leave their homes.
GO Train service was also affected by the fire. Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins said on Twitter that one GO Train was impacted by the fire.
Mississauga Fire is monitoring air quality, police say.
Update <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Outage?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Outage</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Mississauga?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Mississauga</a> affecting 225 customers. Crews continue working to restore power. ETR 12:30 AM. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/pwrout?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#pwrout</a> ^pa.—@alectranews