NEW BEDFORD, MASS. (WHDH) - Firefighters were on scene in New Bedford Thursday afternoon battling a large fire in a multi-family home. 

SKY7-HD was over the scene on Welcome Street around 5:30 p.m. and spotted crews pouring water on the flames from multiple ladder trucks. 

The New Bedford Fire Department also shared a photo from ground level as their response continued. Flames could be seen billowing out of second-floor windows as officials said their response had grown to two alarms.

The fire appeared to have burned through the building’s roof and a front porch appeared to have collapsed as of around 5:30 p.m. 

No further information was immediately available. 

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