Two people are in serious condition after a two-alarm fire at a community housing apartment complex in Scarborough on Tuesday night.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at 3947 Lawrence Ave. E. at Orton Park Road around 7:30 p.m.

Officials say the fire began in a unit on the 10th floor.

Police say the elderly victims were found without vital signs and rushed to hospital where they were stabilized.

Two other women were taken to hospital for minor smoke inhalation.

The building was evacuated and TTC buses were summoned to shelter residents from the cold. They have since been allowed back into the building.

Officials tell CityNews so far they have found no evidence of a smoke alarm in the unit.