London Fire Brigade have 60 firefighters on the scene of a fire on Lee High Road.
The Brigade state “half of a three room ground floor flat in a building of one and three floors with a shop and flats above is alight.”
Eight appliances are on scene and buses are diverted. Roads are closed from Belmont Park and Manor Park.
According to Transport for London routes “122 178 261 321 621 are on diversion via Lee Road, Lee Terrace and Belmont Road due to an emergency services incident at Lee High Road.
“Buses will miss all stops along Lee High Road, towards Lewisham stops from ‘Lampmead Road’ to ‘Belmont Hill’ and towards Eltham the stops from ‘Belmont Hill’ to ‘Lee Green’.”