Five fire engines and 31 firefighters and officers were called to a garden fire on Lucerne Road in Thornton Heath this afternoon.
Two tonnes of rubbish and a single storey garage were affected by the blaze and the garage was left badly damaged. Two men were treated at the scene by London Ambulance Service.
The Brigade was called at 1255 and the fire was under control by 1413. Fire crews from West Norwood, Woodside, Croydon and Norbury fire stations were at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation