A number of people have been evacuated from a block of flats on Liston Way in Woodford Green after a fire engulfed flats on the 10th storey of the block.
So far two people have been reported injured and 12 fire crews are on the scene fighting the blaze.
A number of roads in the area have also been cordoned off. It is not yet known what caused the fire.
London Ambulance service say there are currently two injured patients at the scene of the fire in a block of flats in Woodford Green.
The extent of their injuries is unknown at the moment. More details to follow.
London Fire Brigade have confirmed there is a serious fire in a block of flats on Liston Way, in Woodford Green.
The fire is on the 10th storey of a 12 storey block and there are 12 fire engines currently at the scene.
More details and pictures to follow shortly.
The family of a two-year-old leukaemia patient has raised more than £20,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Yasmin Parsons, from Woodford Green in Essex, is being treated at the hospital after being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic lymphoma in August.
Her parents, photographer Andrew Parsons and writer Karen Attwood, created a blog - www.ourlifewithleukaemia.blogspot.co.uk - which tells the story of Yasmin's treatment and aims to raise awareness of childhood cancer while raising money for GOSH.
Four people have appeared at the Old Bailey accused of the murder of a teenager found in Woodford Green.
The body of 18 year-old Luke Harwood was discovered near Broadmead Fields just over a week ago.
He had suffered several head injuries.
The three men and a woman were all remanded in custody and will appear again at the Old Bailey in September.
Four people have been charged with the murder of 18 year-old Luke Harwood in Woodford Green. His body was found on Monday evening in Broadmead Road. Three men and a woman will appear before magistrates in Redbridge today.
A teenager found dead in Woodford Green has been named as 18 year-old Luke Harwood from Havering.
His body was discovered by police near Broadmead Fields on Monday night.
Four men and a woman, who were arrested in connection with his death, are being interviewed by police.
A post-mortem examination is expected to take place today.
Police are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who saw a blue Fiat Punto in Courtland Close - or activity near the bridge in Chigwell Road (close to the Jet petrol station) - on Sunday or Monday.