12/07/2014 11:59 EST | Updated 02/06/2015 05:59 EST

2-alarm fire causes $1M in damage in Scarborough

More than 50 firefighters were needed to bring a two-alarm fire under control in the Kingston Road and Midland Avenue area Saturday night.

The fire broke out at a home that was under construction. Firefighters were first called to the scene at about 8 p.m.

It spread to an adjacent property, which was also under construction.

The damage is estimated at more than $1 million. The fire marshal is investigating.