A man is in hospital with hand and facial injuries after a fire in a food truck in Brixton.

Emergency services were called to Brixton Road at around 10:10am today (February 8).

A food truck had caught fire and one man sustained facial and hand injuries and went to hospital.

In a photo on X, posted by user @Ky37648313, Brixton Road was cordoned off by police with fire services in attendance.

The user claimed that this was due to an "explosion" in a food truck - although this hasn't been confirmed by police.

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said: “Road closures were put in place temporarily this morning after a food truck caught fire in Brixton Road at around 10:10hrs.

“One man sustained hand and facial injuries and went to hospital.”

We have contacted London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade for further information.