July 31, 2014 1:00 pm
Updated: July 31, 2014 1:26 pm

Leslieville fire guts home under construction


TORONTO – A home under construction in Leslieville is destroyed after a fire ripped through the building and caused damage to two other residences overnight.

The call came in just after 2:30 a.m. on Minto Avenue in the Eastern and Leslie Street area.

Officials say the fire started in a newly built house and quickly spread to the neighbouring homes.

The two people who were rescued but they did not suffer any serious injuries.

There’s no word yet on a cause of the blaze.

The Fire Marshal’s office has been called in to investigate.

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