KITCHENER -- Firefighters and police officers were called to a house fire in Stratford on Tuesday morning.

The fire started around 11:25 a.m.

Officials said there were four people inside the home when it began and they were able to get out before emergency crews arrived. Three were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Borden Street was closed on Tuesday afternoon while officials worked at the scene.