Firefighters have issued a warning to keep candles away from Christmas trees and other flammable items after a fire at a flat in Onslow Gardens in South Kensington.
Part of a living room in a first floor flat was damaged in the blaze on Christmas Day.
The Brigade’s fire investigators believe the cause of the fire was due to a candle being knocked over and coming into contact with a Christmas tree.
A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “Candles are one of the most common causes of fire. It’s really important that you never leave a candle unattended...