A man was taken to hospital after fire damaged a flat this morning.

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters tackled the blaze in a block of flats on North Circular Road near the junction with Haslemere Gardens in East Finchley.

The London Fire Brigade's 999 control officers took 24 calls regarding the blaze - the first call was taken at 7.11am.

One man was treated at the scene and taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.

The incident was over for firefighters at 8.20am. Part of a flat on the third floor was damaged.

Crews from Hendon, Finchley and Mill Hill fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.