Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a waste and recycling unit in Nathan Way in Thamesmead in the early hours of this morning.
Approximately three tones of rubbish stored in a concrete compartment was damaged by fire.
The Brigade was called at 0420 and the fire was under control at 0750. Fire crews from Plumstead, Erith, East Greenwich, Greenwich and Sidcup fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.