Fire in roof of Theodore home

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that began in the roof of a Theodore home.

The occupants called Emergency Triple Zero (000) after noticing the fire and self-evacuated.

The house is located on the corner of Louis Loder Street and Lawrence Wackett Crescent.

ACT Fire & Rescue has three pumpers, a Hazardous Materials Unit, Breathing Apparatus Van and a commander in attendance. Units will remain on scene for some time.

Crews have contained the fire to the roof space.

Update to follow.