Around 25 Firefighters from Mitcham, Wimbledon, Tooting and Norbury were called to Dalton Avenue in Mitcham following reports of a house fire on December 29.

According to emergency service reports - the Brigade was called at 2:56am.

When Firefighters arrived at the scene they discovered that the ground floor of a house, that had been converted into flats was significantly damaged by the blaze.

The fire also completely destroyed one of the flats and emergency services have confirmed that an investigation into the cause of the fire has been launched