12/26/2013 06:54 EST | Updated 02/25/2014 05:59 EST

3-alarm fire hits Mount Pleasant-Eglinton home

Toronto fire fighters are battling a major house fire in the Mount Pleasant and Eglinton Avenue Area.

Police say an emergency call was placed just before 5:30 a.m. Thursday for a small apartment building on Elvina Gardens, located between Mount Pleasant Road and Erskine Avenue.

The fire has spread to a neighbouring home and has caused several homes in the area to lose power.

There is no word yet on whether anyone was in the house when the fire started.