Update two - House fire in Ngunnawal

There were four people inside the home when the fire started.

The occupants were alerted to the fire by a neighbour.

One of them then closed the door of the bedroom, went outside broke a window and attempt to start extinguishing the fire with a garden hose until firefighters arrived a few minutes later.

The initial estimated damage bill is $20,000.

The fire was started by unattended smoking material.