A man was led to safety by firefighters following a fire in a care home in Pringle Gardens in Bow.
Two fire engines and around 10 firefighters were called to a small fire in a ground floor flat in a care home.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus led one man to safety from the flat.
The Brigade was called at 2101 and the fire was under control by 2116. Fire crews from Tooting and West Norwood fire stations attended the incident.
The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.