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2 people sent to hospital after house fire in Junction Triangle

Firefighters battle a two-alarm blaze at a residence on Sarnia Avenue in Toronto on Nov. 13, 2017. Jason Scott/Global News

Two people were sent to hospital with minor injuries following a two-alarm house fire in the Junction Triangle neighbourhood of Toronto.

Emergency crews responded to a residence on Sarnia Avenue and Campbell Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Sunday and noticed smoke coming from the upper level of the home.

Officials at the scene said the flames spread to the roof and adjacent homes were also evacuated as a precaution.

Toronto Fire Services said two people were transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital with minor burns and smoke inhalation.

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In total, three families required assistance from the Red Cross as they were displaced, including pets.

Officials said a TTC bus was also dispatched to shelter people impacted by the fire.

There’s no word yet on the cause of the fire or the estimated cost of the damage.

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