Fire investigators are looking into the cause of a two-alarm blaze that destroyed a house that was undergoing repairs.

Firefighters rescued a dog after they were called to the century-old home on Follis Avenue, near Bathurst Street and Bloor Street West, on Wednesday, shortly after 1:30 a.m.

According to Fire Services, the stubborn blaze began on the second floor and spread into the attic. The roof eventually collapsed.

No injuries were reported.

Neighbouring homes were evacuated as a precaution, but they were spared from the blaze. One of the homes had some water damage.

A TTC bus was brought in to provide shelter to people who were forced to flee their homes.

Firefighters battle garage fire

Earlier Wednesday morning, firefighters battled a garage fire on Bloem Avenue, near Rogers Road and Dufferin Street.

That fire was reported at about 12:20 a.m., and it is believed to have destroyed two vehicles and other belongings. At least one home sustained some damage.

No injuries were reported.

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