Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a block of flats in Bedfordbury in Covent Garden.
Part of a flat on the fifth floor of the building was damaged by fire. One woman left the property before the arrival of the Brigade and was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by London Ambulance Service crews.
The Brigade was called at 1145 and the fire was under control at 1312. Fire crews from Soho, Lambeth, Whitechapel, Islington and Euston fire stations attended the scene.
The cause is of the fire is under investigation.