A one-year-old pup was rescued from a flat-fire in Woolwich.

The Bullmastiff was safely returned to its owner, after fire broke out in a five room in a five room flat on Frances Street on Thursday.

Fire services was called to the sixth floor property shortly before 1pm, a small part of which was damaged by the blaze.

Two engines and around 10 firefighters from Plumstead and East Greenwich stations brought the incident under control by 2pm.

There were no reports of injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.