Update two on house fire at Hackett

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.