House fire extinguished at Farrer

Firefighters have extinguished a fire at a Farrer home on Hawkesbury Street.

The four-bedroom home was unattended at the time of the fire and discovered when the resident arrived home.

ACT Fire & Rescue has contained the fire to the living room and the roof space above.

Crews are now ventilating the area.

Three fire pumpers , the Breathing Apparatus Van, the specialist Hazardous Materials unit and a Commander are on scene.

Update to follow.