NEW BEDFORD (WBSM) —Firefighters responded to a home on Shawmut Avenue for a garage fire that broke out Sunday night.

According to the fire department, six people were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

The fire started at 6 p.m. when firefighters arrived at 760 Shawmut Avenue.

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Fire crews reported heavy smoke and fire coming from the corner of the building, which was an attached garage in the home.

Firefighters were able to contain the flames by 8 p.m. All residents were out of the building safely.

There were no reported injuries of firefighters, residents or pets.

The NBFD Fire Investigation Unit is continuing the investigation into the fire.

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