12/12/2012 22:30 EST | Updated 02/11/2013 05:12 EST

3 people injured in apartment fire

A fire at an apartment on West Lodge Avenue near Queen Street West and Lansdowne Avenue was quickly extinguished Wednesday evening, but not before three people were injured.

Two people — a woman in her 60s and a man in his 50s — were sent to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.

The woman suffered severe burns to her back and hands.

A man in his 70s was treated at the scene. He also suffered smoke inhalation.

Fire officials have not said what caused the fire which started in a first-floor apartment.