Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters were called to a house fire on Pear Close in New Cross.
One terraced house had its roof completely destroyed by fire. A neighbouring property on one side had a small part of its roof damaged and the other neighbouring property had part of its rear external fascia and a lean-to shed completely damaged in the blaze.
Fortunately no injuries are reported. The Brigade’s 999 control room received 15 calls alerting them to the fire.
The Brigade was called at 1923 and the incident was under control by 2114. Fire crews from New Cross, Deptford, Peckham, Lewisham, East Greenwich and Old Kent Road fire stations were at the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and the Metropolitan Police Service.