Six fire engines were called to the scene (credit: London Fire Brigade)
The second floor of the mid-terraced property was destroyed by the fire in High Road this evening.
Part of the roof was also damaged but fortunately there were no reports of any injuries.
Around 40 firefighters and six fire engines were called to the scene at 6.20pm and managed to bring it under control by 7.55pm
Crews from Leytonstone, Homerton, Leyton, Stratford and Walthamstow fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.Tags: Waltham Forest, Leyton
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