Fire in roof - Ainslie

Damage has been contained to the roof space of a home in Ainslie after a fire started in a light fitting.

ACT Fire & Rescue was called out to the incident in Tyson Street at 6:14pm and arrived to find smoke issuing from the roof.

Firefighters were able to gain access to the roof space and quickly extinguish the blaze.

Damage was minor and hazmat team is currently investigating the air quality before allowing residents to return to the house.

Two pumpers, breathing apparatus support, hazmat and a commander were responded.