Four fire engines are currently tackling a house fire.

The engines from Hainault, Ilford, Woodford, and Walthamstow were called to the house in Forest Road, Barkingside just after 9.30am this morning.

The whole of the first floor of the house is alight and around 20 firefighters are trying to put the fire out.

The cause of the fire is unknown at the moment.