Brampton Fire and Emergency Services says protection-in-place is no longer required following a chemical fire in Brampton.
No longer required for HazMat – Eastern Ave will still be closed. https://t.co/T45wkwIDts
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) August 8, 2018
Shortly before 3:15 p.m., Peel police announced that emergency crews were responding to a blaze in the Hanson and Eastern area (located near the Queen and Kennedy intersection). Shortly afterwards, Brampton fire declared the incident a possible HazMat situation.
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Closures were in effect on Queen between June and Hansen and on Kennedy between Church and Eastern.
At 4:15 p.m., Brampton Fire said it was starting to release crews and open area roads, but police advised residents that Eastern Ave. is still closed.
Delays are possible in the area