March 4, 2019 2:59 pm
Updated: March 4, 2019 4:49 pm

Fire engulfs hangar at Brampton Flying Club

Aerial footage from the Global News chopper appears to show heavy smoke and flames billowing from the roof of the hanger at Brampton Flying Club and a number of firefighters on scene.

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Fire crews are on scene for a fire that broke out inside a hangar at the Brampton Flying Club on Monday morning.

According to Caledon Fire, when crews arrived on scene, they found an airplane engulfed in flames inside the hangar. Firefighters immediately began an offensive attack on the blaze, however, the flames quickly spread to the rest of the structure.

One person was initially reported “missing”, according to a spokesperson with Caledon Fire, however, an OPP spokesperson told Global News that person has since been accounted for.

Tony Maxwell, a spokesperson from the Town of Caledon said McLaughlin Road between King Street and Olde School is closed and local residents are being warned to stay clear of the scene.

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Aerial footage from the Global News chopper appears to show heavy smoke and flames billowing from the roof of the hanger and a number of firefighters on scene.

No injuries have been reported at this time and the severity of the fire is currently unknown, OPP spokesperson Irya Nebagatova said.

— More to come.

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