Firefighters were called out to deal with a gas cylinder on fire in the back garden of a house on The Crescent in Barnes on Sunday afternoon.
Firefighters extinguished the fire and cooled the cylinder down to make it safe before leaving the scene.
The Brigade was called at 1308 and the incident was over by 1349.
Two fire engines and ten firefighters from Richmond and Hammersmith fire stations attended the incident.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.