Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers were called to a flat fire on Alexandra Place in St John’s Wood.
Part of a flat on the ground floor of the six storey block of flats was damaged by fire. Sadly one man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Brigade was called at 0746 and the fire was under control at 0923. Fire crews from West Hampstead, Paddington and Kentish Town fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.