A fire at a refuse site in Battersea is being treated as accidental, according to London Fire Brigade.

Around 40 Firefighters from Battersea, Brixton, Chelsea, Clapham and Lambeth were called to a fire in Cringle Street on December 9.

Six fire engines arrived the scene at 4.50am where they spent almost three hours tackling the blaze.

A statement released by the London Fire Brigade on social media said: "Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters tackled a fire at a refuse site in Battersea.

"Thankfully there were no injuries. "

According to emergency service reports - part of a 250 tonne pile of household waste had been damaged by the fire.