Four children have tragically died in a house fire in Sutton this evening.
Emergency services rushed to the fire on Collingwood Road, Sutton tonight as firefighters desperately tried to save them.
It has been reported that there where over 12 fire engines at the site at one point in the evening.
London Fire Commissioner Andy Roe said: “This is an incident that has left everyone numb with profound sadness.
“My thoughts are with the family and friends of the children, the whole local community and all those who will be affected by this fire.
“Fire crews arrived quickly and located the children inside the property. They were brought out of the house and given immediate emergency care.
“The welfare of our staff involved in this incident is very important to us and all of them will be offered counselling as a priority.”