DISASTER MANAGEMENT EXPLOSION ON JUNE 28, 2016
Approximately 700 homes were evacuated after a house located at 4201 Hickory Dr. was levelled by an explosion around 4:20 p.m. on June 28, 2016 leaving as many as 25 neighbouring residences damaged and nine people injured. The event was heavily publicised via local news networks including CBC News, CP24, CTV and Global News. The explosion caused damaged to all 31 townhouses, one of City Sites’ client corporations. The neighbouring hi-rise building - also a client of City Sites - sustained damage to windows, balcony doors and various other components. This synopsis briefly summarizes the steps that were taken by Property Management to respond to the emergency
ON ROUTE TO THE EXPLOSION
Within 15 minutes of being notified of the emergency City Sites’ senior staff were on-site co-ordinating emergency management.