London

South London barber shop destroyed by fire

A barber shop has been completely destroyed by a fire in south London.

Police and fire services were called to the blaze at Sharp Edge Barbers on Clifford Road in South Norwood at about 0500 GMT on Monday.

Twelve people were evacuated from buildings close to the incident but there were no reports of anyone suffering an injury.

The fire had been put out by 0830 GMT. Police are investigating the cause of the blaze.