Gracefield, Que., house fire leaves 2 children missing

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.

3 hospitalized as house fire burns about 90 kilometres north of Ottawa

Emergency crews battle a house fire in Gracefield, Que. Two children are missing and three other people have been hospitalized because of the fire. (CBC)

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.