Child burned in Gatineau fire

The Gatineau Police are investigating after an overnight fire in Hull.

Emergency crews were called to a home on Rue de Lorimier around midnight on Friday.

Much of the house, which was built in 1915, was destroyed by the blaze.

Seven people were evacuated from the home.

Five people were taken to hospital including a child who suffered burns.

Damages are pegged at $225,000 and two people have been displaced.