Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a flat on Downs Road in Lower Clapton.
Half of a one-roomed flat on first floor was damaged by the blaze. Four people left the property before the Brigade arrived. There were no reports of any injuries.
The Brigade’s Control room took eleven calls to the blaze.
The Brigade was called at 2257 and the fire was under control by 2342. Fire crews from Homerton, Bethnal Green, and Stoke Newington fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and Metropolitan Police Service.