Firefighters have forced entry into a Dickson home after a neighbour called Emergency Triple Zero (000).
ACT Fire & Rescue was called to the unit in Karuah Street after receiving the call at 1:08pm.
Fire crews discovered food alight on the stove and quickly extinguished it.
A search of the property found a man and woman asleep in an upstairs bedroom. They are currently being assessed by ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics.