A woman had to be rescued from a house fire by emergency services.

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a house on Colin Crescent in Colindale.

Half of the ground floor of a terraced house was damaged by the fire.

The woman was pulled from the house and treated at the scene by London Ambulance Service crews.

Fire fighters were called at 8.22am and the fire was under control by 9.39am.

Fire engines from Hendon, Mill Hill and Stanmore fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.