NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A fire broke out at the Three Judges Motel on Whalley Avenue in New Haven.

Officials said the area where the fire broke out was not occupied at the time.

“Fire arriving units found heavy fire on the front side of the building coming from a dumpster that extended into the building, very tough fire, extensive overhaul and extensive firefighting efforts took place,” New Haven Battalion Chief Michael Demennato said.

The battalion chief said there was no extensive damage.

One person was injured after falling in the back parking lot and has been transported to a local hospital, Demannato said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 8 for updates.