Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a derelict detached house in High Road, Chadwell Heath this morning.
Approximately half of the second floor of the property was damaged by fire.
The Brigade was called at 0442 and the fire was under control at 0543. Fire crews from Ilford, Dagenham and Romford fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.