Dany Cotton had been facing pressure to resign following a critical public inquiry report into the Grenfell blaze.
Authorities are investigating the scene in Garratt Lane, Wandsworth where four people were injured in a suspected gas explosion.
Sunlight striking a shaving mirror triggered a blaze at the home of Dame Joan Collins.
Former firefighter Lucy Masoud has said the creators of Peppa Pig were “lazy” for using the term “fireman” in an episode.
The London Fire Brigade took to Twitter to vent their frustrations at the cartoon using the "gender specific" wording.
The “horrendous” spread of the fire up Grenfell Tower meant no one should have lived in that building, a Senior Fire Commander has said.
Four balconies are alight in a block of flats in West Hampstead. Firefighters are on the scene
Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters and officers were called to the blaze in Wellington Way, Mile End, at 12.28pm.
Dany Cotton says people sent hateful letters to her over calling for people to use the term firefighter
Heaven nightclub was cleared and guests at a nearby hotel were moved into emergency accommodation in the early hours of this morning
London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton says it's ridiculous that people are surprised to see female firefighters
The incident took place around 12:30pm on Tuesday afternoon
Jim Fitzpatrick, a former fireman who represents Poplar and Limehouse, backed the call to install sprinklers in high-rise flats ahead of the inquiry into the fire
The BBC has seen documents which claim there were 'liaisons' with the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation over the renovations
The cause of the smoke is reportedly a Bakerloo train caught fire
70 firefighters and a fleet of 10 fire engines were deployed to the scene after the blaze broke out in a building within the market on Sunday night
A police cordon is in place, and up to 30 neighbouring flats are believed to have been evacuated
The authorities have been working to extinguish the flames since the fire erupted early this morning
Dany Cotton called the incident 'unprecedented' when making a statement to journalists
An estimated 100 people have been evacuated by the London Fire Brigade