02/26/2015 05:31 EST | Updated 04/28/2015 05:59 EDT

2 children missing in Gracefield, Que., house fire

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, according to police.

Sgt. Marc Tessier of the Sûreté du Québec said a major fire is still raging 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.

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