Fire crews have been scrambled to a blaze that had spread to the entrance of a block of flats in Tooting on Monday evening.
Four fire crews were called just after 10:30pm to tackle the blaze on Hawthorn Crescent in Tooting South London.
Dumped furniture had been set alight spread to the entrance of a near by block of flats.
Four Fire appliances, command unit and a number of officers remain on scene.
Crews used a one hose reel to tackle the blaze that has caused damaged to the roof and frontage of the building. A joint fire investigation between Police and LFB has been launched.
One person has been taken to hospital by ambulance.
During to incident a London Bus collided with parked Fire engine no reports of anyone injured.