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7 people, including 4 children, taken to hospital after Mississauga house fire

A fire investigator at the scene of a house fire in Mississauga on Saturday. Gord Edick / Global News

Peel Paramedics say seven people, including four children, were taken to hospital after a house fire in Mississauga Saturday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the scene on Laddie Crescent, in the area of Goreway Drive and Derry Road, around 7:30 a.m.

A paramedics spokesperson said there were 12 people inside the affected residence, seven of whom were transported to hospital.

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They were reported to have suffered smoke inhalation and were in non-life-threatening condition.

A spokesperson for Mississauga Fire said a total of six trucks were dispatched to the scene. When crews arrived, smoke was coming out of the garage.

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The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

A fire investigator was seen in the home’s burned-out garage Saturday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the scene around 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Gord Edick / Global News

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