Four people, including a woman and child in life-threatening condition, have been taken to hospital after a house fire in North York.

Emergency crews were called to the home on Pynford Crescent, in the Victoria Park Avenue and Ellesmere Road area, shortly after 3 p.m. 

A woman and a child were transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries, paramedics said. 


Another two other youths were taken to hospital with minor injuries, paramedics said. 

Firefighters are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire.