Six fire engines and around 30 firefighters fought a blaze in a two storey house with a basement on Harold Road in Leytonstone, yesterday.
Around three quarters of the ground floor and most of the basement was damaged by fire.
The Brigade was called at 0559 and the fire was under control at 1002. Crews from Leytonstone, Leyton, Stratford and Homerton fire stations were at the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.