Two people were taken to hospital in stable condition after a fire in Winnipeg's West End on Wednesday night.

Fire crews were called to the home on the 900 block of Banning Street around 9:30 p.m.

Firefighters were seen cutting off part of the roof of the house to access the fire, which was quickly put out.

The cause is under investigation.

Banning Street fire

Crews battle a blaze on Winnipeg's Banning Street on Thursday night, where people reported smelling heave smoke. (CBC)