Four fire engines and around 20 firefighters were called to a fire in a terraced house on High Road, Leytonstone this morning.
A man and a woman escaped before the Brigade arrived but the fire damaged part of the property’s ground and first floor.
The Brigade was called at 0658 and the fire was under control at 1016. Fire crews from Leytonstone and Stratford fire stations attended the incident. The cause of the fire is under investigation.