Police have made two arrests after firefighters and officers were called to a block of flats in Covent Garden.
London Fire Brigade (LFB) was called to Bedfordbury at 11.45am on Thursday (June 1) before the blaze was under control by 1.12pm.
The flat on the fifth floor of the building was damaged by the fire.
One woman left the property before the brigade arrived, and was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.
Westminster Police Service said two males were arrested on suspicion of arson.
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