Fire has been extinguished.
Three fire pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Van, the Hazardous Materials Unit and a command vehicle on scene.
Crews are currently conducting ventilation and air monitoring operations of the three bedroom house.
Estimated damage $20,000.
Fortunately, single occupant woke to the smell of smoke and called Emergency Triple Zero (000) as house did not have a smoke alarm.
ACT Fire & Rescue would like to remind residents the importance of having a working smoke alarm installed.