Firefighters are currently battling a house fire in Wimbledon, London Fire Brigade (LFB) have said.

On Tuesday afternoon (June 8), the city's fire brigade said they had been called to a fire at Midmoor Road in Wimbledon.

Four fire engines and around 25 fire fighters were continuing work to control the blaze as of 4.49pm on Tuesday.

A spokesperson for LFB said:

"Part of the first floor of a semi-detached house is alight.

"The Brigade was called at 1541. Fire crews from Wimbledon, New Malden, Wandsworth and Fulham fire stations are at the scene.

"The cause of the fire is not known at this stage."

In a later update posted around 5.15pm, a LFB said the blaze had been brought "under control" and that a man had been taken to hospital by paramedics suffering from smoke inhalation. 

"The Wimbledon house fire is now under control. One man has been taken to hospital suffering smoke inhalation," LFB said.