The Australian National Botanic Gardens on Clunies Ross Street, Acton, will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Wednesday 1 August, 2012, from 7.30am.
It is expected the controlled burn will continue throughout the day.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K11.
Firefighters have found no one inside the house.
The fire in the brick and tile home is now extinguished.
Fire crews are now concentrating on a garage at the rear of the property where smoke is still coming from.
The house has been extensively damaged with an initial repair bill estimated at around $200,000.
The cause will be investigated later today.
Three fire crews have managed to extinguish the main seat of the fire and prevent it from spreading to adjoining properties.
Firefighters wearing breathing aparartus will shortly begin searching the property to make sure no one is inside.
ACT Fire & Rescue has arrived on the scene of a house fire in Ainslie this morning.
The property and adjoining garage in Sherbrooke Street are well alight. Update to follow.
ACT Fire & Rescue are on the scene of an ATM fire in Kingston.
Several fire pumpers and support appliances responded to the incident in Giles Street just before 1 o’clock.
Firefighters had to force entry to the building where the ATM was located to extinguish the fire.
No one was inside at the time.
Fire crews are now ventilating the building. Nearby buildings were not required to be evacuated.
The cause is unknown but will be investigated.