Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a house in Brocket Way in Chigwell on Sunday.
Part of the ground floor and part of the first floor of the property were damaged by fire.
The Brigade was called at 1136 and the fire was under control at 1235. Fire crews from Romford, Dagenham and Leytonstone fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.