Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a flat fire on Newport Court in Covent Garden.
Half of a flat on the second floor was damaged by fire. A member of the public left the flat before the Brigade arrived.
The Brigade was called at 1258 and the fire was under control by 1407. Fire crews from Soho, Euston, Shoreditch and Kentish Town fire stations attended the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.