Dozens of firefighters tackled a house blaze which destroyed the roof of a terraced house in Thornton Heath.

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters tackled a house fire on

Most of the roof and half of the first floor of an end-of-terrace house on St Stephens Crescent was damaged by fire. There were no reports of any injuries.

The cause of the fire is believed to have been accidental and caused by water coming into contact with electrics.

The fire brigade was called at 4.42pm and the fire was under control at 6.21pm.

Fire crews from Norbury, Croydon and West Norwood fire stations were in attendance.