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Child, 1, seriously injured in explosion at Brampton residence

Last Updated Aug 15, 2019 at 5:28 am EDT

Peel regional police say a one-year-old child has suffered serious injuries in an explosion at a Brampton residence.

Three adults were also taken to hospital in moderate condition with burns.

Police say it happened just before 1:30 p.m. in the Humberwest Parkway and Cottrelle Boulevard area.

WATCH: An aerial view of the explosion.

Neighbouring homes were evacuated.

Police say the scene is now under control. There’s no word yet on what caused the blast.

CORRECTION: This is a corrected story. Police originally stated the child’s age as two.

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