ACT Fire & Rescue believe the point of origin of a residential fire tonight in Calwell, was in an attached car port to the four bedroom property. One motor vehicle was destroyed in the blaze.
Two adults and two children were home at the time of the fire, and were able to safely evacuate after being alerted to the fire by smoke alarms.
Multiple Emergency Triple Zero (calls) were received, the initial call taken at 08:27pm.
Firefighters estimate the damaged caused to the home to exceed $400,000.
Investigations into the cause of the fire will continue through out the night.