Two children are missing and three people have been taken to hospital during a fire at a home in the western Quebec community of Gracefield, say police.

Sgt. Marc Tessier of the Quebec provincial police says the fire is still burning at a home on Eloi Lachapelle Street, and two people under age 18 are unaccounted for.

Police also say a man, a woman and a child were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation and shock.

Gracefield is about 90 kilometres north of downtown Ottawa.