Four fire engines and around 20 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a takeaway shop with flats above in Collingwood Road in Sutton.
Part of the ground floor shop was damaged by fire. Two adults and three children were led to safety from the flat above by fire crews. There were no reports of any injuries.
The Brigade was called at 2025 and the fire was under control at 2103. Fire crews from Sutton, Wallington and Mitcham fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.