A fire on Christmas day causes third floor and roof to collapse, all residents escaped the blaze

A four-storey block of flats in south London was on fire yesterday.

About 40 firefighters tackled the flames at the residential flats on Marston Way, Upper Norwood, which broke out at about 10pm on Christmas day.

The third floor and parts of the roof have collapsed in the blaze, although all residents have escaped safely.

Emergency services also evacuated nearby homes, moving about 30 people.