Fire crews attended a house fire in Pollards Hill on Tuesday (December 17) with two occupants rushed to hospital for smoke inhalation.

The blaze happened at a property on Northborough Road in Pollards Hill.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said that four fire engines and around 25 firefighters responded to the fire after being alerted around 11am.

It has since been brought under control.

A spokesperson for LFB said:

"Most of the first floor of a terraced house was damaged by the blaze.

"One man and one woman left the building before the Brigade arrived.

"They were taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews suffering with smoke inhalation.

"The Brigade was called at 1108 and the fire was under control by 1226. Fire crews from Norbury, Mitcham, West Norwood and Croydon fire stations are at the scene.

"The cause of the fire is under investigation."