Six fire engines and around 30 firefighters were called to a fire in a terraced house on Bastion Road, Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood, SE2 last night.
The fire gutted the first floor and roof of the building.
The Brigade was called at 2104 and the fire was under control by 2233. Fire crews from Plumstead, Erith., Woolwich and Sidcup fire stations attended the incident. The cause of the fire is under investigation.