NEW BEDFORD — Fire officials at 9:30 p.m. remain on the scene of a fire that broke out between 8:15 and 8:30 Wednesday night on the fourth floor balcony of Harborview Towers in the South End.

A witness at the scene said people had been evacuated from their apartments and there were numerous ambulances at the site but there appeared to be no serious injuries. The fire, which was out at 9:30, was confined to the balcony area, the witness said.

Harborview Towers is located at 60 South Second St.

More information will be published as it becomes available.