2 women injured after Scarborough house fire

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Officials say two women have been injured following a house fire in Scarborough early Friday.

The fire happened on Homestead Road, near Lawrence and Morningside avenues. at around 2:30 a.m.

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Toronto Fire said the fire has been knocked down and firefighters are monitoring the home.

Fire officials said two people were able to self-evacuate.

Paramedics told Global News they transported two females in their 20s to a trauma centre with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The origin and circumstances of the fire was not released.

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