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Mississauga Fire Department, Peel Regional Police and Peel Ambulance Services respond to fire, December 18, 2011

December 18th, 2011  

From the Mississauga News:

Firefighters rescue woman

Julie Slack
Dec 18, 2011 – 3:25 PM

Mississauga firefighters rescued a woman from a burning townhouse just before noon today.

Peel Police said the woman is recovering at hospital along with another person who was also at home when the fire broke out.

When Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services arrived at 1050 Bristol Rd. the townhouse was totally engulfed in flames. They were told there was a woman trapped in an upstairs bedroom.

Fire crews entered the home and located the victim who was removed from the house and transported to hospital with minor injuries including smoke inhalation.

Firefighters got the blaze under control quickly, but remain on scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Here’s what happened after Mississauga firefighters got the blaze under control quickly and remained on the scene. Video features Peel Emergency Services, Mississauga Fire Department, Peel Regional Police and Peel Ambulance Services.

Mississauga Fire Department, Peel Regional Police and Peel Ambulance Services respond Dec 18, 2011 (3:30 min)

(Click here to go directly to the clip on YouTube)

[VIDEO TRANSCRIPT BEGINS]

MISSISSAUGAWATCH reporting from inside car parked on the east side of Creditview south of Bristol, December 18, 2011

It is Sunday, December the 18th, 2011 and there’s a whole bunch of Mississauga fire trucks there. No idea why.

This is Creditview.

It’s rare that you get the trucks —this many all at once.

Let’s go right in there, telephoto.

This is our Emergency Services.

And just to give you an idea of the whole scene, we’ve got pumpers here. That’s A101.

We’ve got Peel Regional Police. Dodge Charger.

Okay. On the bright side, they’ve got it under control. It’s very easy to tell —that they do.

City of Mississauga Fire Department. And a colleague from Peel Regional Police.

Oh. And I forgot to point out they have that as well so a full complement of Emergency Fire Services here.

Hmm. A hose there.

Oh, another police car. Coming in.

Should point out, Peel Regional Police, they’re hiring.

Oh, wait a second. There’s a police officer coming over this way. Let’s see if he’s going to tell me to turn the camera off.

MISSISSAUGAWATCH getting out of the car now parked on the west side of Creditview south of Bristol, December 18, 2011

It is still Sunday, December the 18th, 2011 and I was asked to move. So was the guy in front of me. For better flow of traffic.

And it was really nice. The officer recognized me as the “Mississauga watch dog lady”, (woof, woof) and so —yeah, I can smell smoke. And now that I’ve gotten out and across the street, I can now see where the problem is.

Oh, man.

And we’ve got Emergency Services. We’ve got the Ambulance. This.

Anyway, don’t want to stay too long

[VIDEO TRANSCRIPT ENDS]

PEEL EMERGENCY SERVICES, MISSISSAUGA FIRE DEPARTMENT, PEEL REGIONAL POLICE and PEEL AMBULANCE SERVICES  December 18, 2011

 

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