12/23/2014 06:27 EST | Updated 02/22/2015 05:59 EST

Les Coteaux apartment building fire sends 5 to hospital

A fire in an apartment building in Les Coteaux, Que., just west of the island of Montreal, has injured at least five people.

The fire began sometime around 2:30 a.m. in a small apartment building on Des Bouleaux Street, near highway 338.

Paramedics transported three children and two adults to hospital. They were reportedly unconscious.

More to come.