There are temporary traffic diversions in place on Barraclough Crescent, Monash after firefighters extinguished a small kitchen fire on Thursday afternoon (4 July).
Around 3:17 pm, emergency services received reports of a house fire in Monash after residents were alerted to a smoke alarm.
Firefighters entered to find the home smoke-logged and identified burning materials on a stove top.
HAZMAT crews are currently conducting atmospheric monitoring and ventilating the property to ensure it is safe to reoccupy.
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Community is asked to avoid the area where possible.