Four fire engines and around 20 firefighters were called to a fire in a tower block on Columbia Road, Bethnal Green yesterday evening.
The fire badly damaged a flat on the 12th floor.
The Brigade was called at 2004 and the fire was under control by 2056. Fire crews from Bethnal Green, Whitechapel and Kingsland fire stations were at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.