A woman has been transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being pulled from a house fire in Etobicoke.

Fire crews responded to 37 Eighth street, in the area of Islington Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard West, just after 6 p.m.

Crews arrived to find a bungalow filled with smoke.

A man was able to get out of the house on his own, but his wife had to be rescued by firefighters, Toronto Fire Services said.  

The woman was pulled from the home without vital signs, Toronto Fire said. Paramedics said she was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Firefighters managed to quickly extinguish the flames.

The cause of the fire is not yet known. Toronto Fire investigators have been called into to probe the origin and circumstances around the fire.