Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers tackled a fire at a block of flats on Navestock Crescent in Woodford Green last night.
The fire affected a five roomed flat on the ninth floor of the building, a small part of which was damaged in the blaze.
There were no injuries.
Firefighters from Chingford, Woodford and Walthamstow fire stations attended the incident.
The Brigade was called at 1911 and the fire was under control at 1939. The cause of the fire is under investigation.