NEW BEDFORD (WBSM) — A fire on New Bedford's Ashley Boulevard sent one person to the hospital on Wednesday.

Authorities say that the three-story building contained six occupied units.

Upon arrival at about 3 p.m. on December 20, firefighters extinguished a fire in the second-floor north apartment that extended into the third floor.

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According to a statement on the New Bedford Fire Department Facebook page, an occupant of the second floor was transported to St. Luke's Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Six adults have also been displaced and assisted by the Red Cross.

New Bedford Police, New Bedford EMS, New Bedford Emergency Management and the Providence Canteen assisted. Acushnet Fire & EMS provided mutual aid EMS coverage at the fire scene.

The fire is under investigation.

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