Two staff members discovered a fire at the rear of a pub on Kings Road, Chelsea in the early hours of this morning
One worker raised the alarm while the other ran over to Chelsea Fire Station. Eight people left uninjured before the Brigade arrived.
When crews arrived at scene they discovered a fire at the rear in a covered court yard area.
The Brigade was called at 0233 and the fire was under control by 0318. Fire crews from Chelsea, Fulham, Battersea and Kensington fire stations attended the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.