Neighbours heard a “massive crash” and streets were filled in smoke after a home allegedly under construction collapsed.

Emergency services were called to Gloucester Road, Hackney today (Sunday, June 24) to reports of a house collapsing.

When they arrived at the scene shortly after 12.30pm, the three-storey house had tumbled down with bricks scattered on the ground.

The London Fire Brigade said the building collapsed from roof level to the ground.

One person who lives next doot to the house said their "flat shook" when the house collapsed.

The neighbour, who wished to be referred to their Twitter name @QueenA12282970, said: "We were just in the house with my family on a typical Saturday.

"I was in the room right next to the building that got collapsed.

"When we heard a massive crash and the flat shook, we went to the windows, which were completely covered in smoke.

"The building that collapsed was a building that was undergoing construction and currently there is rubble all over the car park and the area is cordoned off.

"We were told to stay in the house until further notice."

No injuries were reported, the brigade confirmed in an update.

Around 60 firefighters were at the scene, with videos shared of them calling out to potential people who could’ve been stuck in the rubble.

Station commander Jon Singleton was at the scene. He said: "In hot and humid conditions, crews from our Urban Search and Rescue teams worked tirelessly, alongside our drone team and police search dogs, to ensure that there were no casualties trapped under the rubble.

“Thankfully no injuries are reported."