Firefighters have extinguished a fire at a Farrer home on Hawkesbury Street.
The four-bedroom home was unattended at the time of the fire and discovered when the resident arrived home.
ACT Fire & Rescue has contained the fire to the living room and the roof space above.
Crews are now ventilating the area.
Three fire pumpers , the Breathing Apparatus Van, the specialist Hazardous Materials unit and a Commander are on scene.
Update to follow.