One person dead following Mississauga apartment fire

By News Staff

One person is dead after a fire at a residential building in Mississauga.

Mississauga Fire crews were called to a highrise building on Acorn Place, near Hurontario Street and Highway 402 just after 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Upon arrival they were met with heavy smoke coming from the first floor of the complex. During the evacuation, firefighters discovered the body.

No age, name or gender of the deceased has been released.

The Ontario Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate the cause of the blaze.

Residents have been allowed back into the building as the damage was contained to the single unit on the first floor.

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