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Mississauga fire: Six children sent to hospital

Six children, including an infant, are hospitalized after a two-alarm fire in Mississauga on Saturday morning, according to Peel paramedics.

At approximately 10:45 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire in a semi-detached house on Starfield Crescent in the area of ​​Winston Churchill Boulevard and Britannia Road.

Peel paramedics say seven patients were assessed at the scene and six children were taken to hospital, including an infant.

All injuries are considered non-life threatening, paramedics say.

Peel Police say fire crews are engaging in a defensive strategy.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

Starfield Road in Windwood Drive is closed as crews work to put out the fire.

This is news in development. More information to come.