The fire has been extinguished.
Quick work by fire crews prevented it from spreading beyond the area in the roof space immediately surrounding the flue of a chimney.
The home has sustained minor damage with the initial damage bill estimated to be several thousand dollars.
Fire crews have started to ventilate smoke from the property.
Three fire trucks, breathing apparatus support van and commander attended the incident.
Firefighters are investigating a house fire in Cook.
ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident in Molloy Crescent just before 4 o’clock.
Crews have arrived to find a small fire burning in the roof space near a chimney.
Update to follow.
Two men have been rushed to hospital this afternoon, following a collision at The Cotter.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were alerted to the incident on Cotter Road at 2pm.
Two male riders were stabilised at the scene by intensive-care paramedics, then transported to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition with leg and arm fractures.
Firefighters and intensive care paramedics have safely removed the driver and the passenger of the car.
One patient is suffering a suspected broken femur and the other a suspected broken foot. Both men have been transported to Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.
Firefighters and intensive-care paramedics are attending a single vehicle crash in Calwell.
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service were alerted to the incident at 7.30pm and arrived on the scene a short time later.
Firefighters are currently cutting the door from the vehicle to allow intensive-care paramedics access to the driver.
Update to follow