Fire inside a central county home leaves two people injured.

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Maplewood, MO (KSDK) - A fire inside a Maplewood home sent two people to a local hospital on News Year Day.

The fire broke out around 12:45am Wednesday at the residence in the 7600 block of Flora. Fire officials were quick to contain the fire, and damage was estimated to be minimal.

However two occupants of the home were apparently overcome by smoke before they were able to escape the fire. Both of those unidentified victims were taken for treatment of what was thought to be smoke inhalation.

No cause was cited for the fire. The investigation is continuing.