City of Brampton Logo

Service and Information Update

Update on incident at 165 Kennedy Road South and support services available


Earlier this morning, Brampton Fire and Emergency Services responded to a high-rise fire at 165 Kennedy Rd S, Brampton, ON.

Brampton Transit buses are on scene providing temporary warming services and a warming centre has been established by Brampton Emergency Management Office, Region of Peel Human Services and Red Cross at Century Gardens Recreation Centre at 340 Vodden St E, Brampton, ON for those affected by this incident. Brampton Animal Services is also on site to support those residents with pets.

The building is undergoing a comprehensive assessment of the utilities and services. The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) has arrived and the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management will be on scene at noon. Brampton Fire remains on scene to assist with the investigation.

Information on when residents can reoccupy their units will be made available following assessment of the building. 

The safety and wellbeing of our residents is of utmost importance, and in partnership with the Region of Peel and Peel Regional Police, we are working to ensure those impacted are receiving the support that they need.

For anyone looking to provide donations, please contact the Red Cross at 416.676.8559  or gtaresponse@redcross.ca


More information will be provided as it becomes available. For updates, please follow Brampton Emergency Management Office on Twitter at @BEMOprepared.

 

-30-


MEDIA CONTACTS

Natalie Stogdill
Public Relations, City of Brampton
905.874.3654 | natalie.stogdill@brampton.ca

Gehna Singh Kareckas
Human Services Communications, Region of Peel
647.821.5814 | gehna.singhkareckas@peelregion.ca