A photograph shows the devastation left behind after a fire at a Hayes home in the middle of the night.
At around 3.45am on Saturday (May 19), a fire caused major damage to a home in Glenorchy Close, Hayes.
The roof of a neighbouring property was also damaged in the fire.
Seven people managed to escape from the homes, and there were no reported injuries, a London Fire Brigade spokesperson confirmed.
However, four fire crews consisting of 21 firefighters in total, took two hours to bring the fire under control.
The shed and garden of the house were completely destroyed in the fire.
There was also serious fire damage to the garage and conservatory at the Hayes home.
Fire crews from Southall and Northolt fire stations were called to the incident.
*UPDATE - On June 11, 2018, the London Fire Brigade confirmed that its investigation into the cause of the fire had concluded.
It found that the fire had started in the garden of a home on Kilpatrick Way, which backs on to Glenorchy Close.
A London Fire Brigade spokesman said: "The unsafe disposal of a cigarette ignited a timber framed shed.
"[The fire started] in the garden of a property on Kilpatrick Way."