Firefighters assisted a woman from a house that was on fire.

A storage cupboard in a loft conversion at a home in Elmsdale Road in Walthamstow was destroyed by a fire today.

There were no injuries.

The fire brigade was called at 11.30am to the two-storey terraced house and the fire was under control by 12.26pm.

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters from Walthamstow, Leyton, Tottenham and Woodford fire stations attended.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.