Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a waste disposal site in Smugglers Way, Wandsworth.
Most of a waste container was damaged by fire. Around 60 people left the building before the Brigade arrived. There were no reports of any injuries.
The Brigade was called at 1236 and the fire was under control at 1348. Fire crews from Wandsworth, Battersea, Fulham, and Clapham fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.