NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — At least two dozen people were forced from their homes on Wednesday after a fire broke out in New Bedford.

Crews responded to Achushnet Avenue around 10 a.m. and damage was seen on the roof of the home.

The fire affected the attic and spread down to the fourth floor, according to Fire Chief Scott Kruger.

Kruger said the home is unlivable with parts of the roof being unstable. The Red Cross has been called in to assist.

No injuries were reported and two dogs were rescued from the fire. No word on what caused the fire.