Fire crews are busy Tuesday morning battling a fire in a West End home. 

The fire broke out at around 4:40 a.m. in a two-and-a-half-storey home on Lipton Street near Portage Avenue. 

Several people were evacuated from the home and watched on as smoke poured out of the top-floor windows of the large house. 

There is no word on injuries at this time.  

Fire Lipton

The cause of the fire is unknown.

More details to come.