Firefighters are battling a blaze at a restaurant on London Road in Norbury this afternoon (Monday, September 28).

The fire reportedly broke out sometime before 11.48am, when London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called.

In response, four engines and around 25 firefighters were rushed to tackle the blaze, which is believed to be ongoing at present.

A spokesperson for LFB said that a section of the ground floor building was "alight", with residential flats sitting above it.

"Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters have been called to a fire at a restaurant with flats above on London Road in Norbury.

"Part of the ground floor of the building is alight.

"The Brigade was called at 1148. Fire crews from Norbury and West Norwood fire stations are at the scene.

"The cause of the fire is not known at this stage," the LFB statement read.

In a later update posted after 3pm, LFB said they had since brought the fire under control with "no injuries" reported. 

"The fire at a restaurant in #Norbury is now under control. A small area of the restaurant was damaged by fire.

"There are no reports of any injuries."