Two fire engines were called to a fire at a block of flats in Benton’s Lane, West Norwood.
Part of a flat on the first floor of the building was damaged by fire.
One woman was rescued by crews wearing breathing apparatus. There were no reports of any injuries.
The Brigade was called at 1555 and the fire was under control at 1622. Fire crews from West Norwood and Norbury fire stations attended the scene.