A Fire Department spokesman reported via Twitter that crews responded at 3:30 p.m. Saturday for a report of fire in the rear of the two-family building.
Firefighters were able to knock down the blaze. One of the units was vacant and two people who were living in the other unit are staying with family or friends. Fire officials tweeted that the house was at 46 Dunster, but at least one resident Tweeted that the address was actually 38 Dunster Road.
[Editor's note: The original post incorrectly listed the home as being on Dunster Street.]