House fire at Pearce

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a house fire at McLaren Crescent, Pearce.

Crews forced entry to the home to extinguish a fire in the kitchen as a result of unattended food stuff's cooking on a stove.

A search of the premises has confirmed no-one home at time of fire.

A neighbour raised the alarm by calling Emergency Triple Zero (000) at 3.52pm.