A quick response tonight by ACT Fire & Rescue crews has prevented an apartment fire spreading to an adjoining property in Macquarie.
Several units responded to the Blaxcell Place home after receiving an emergency triple zero call just after 11 o’clock.
On arrival firefighters forced entry and conducted a search but found nobody inside.
They quickly extinguished the fire and contained it to the ground floor of the property.
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The cause will be investigated.
A fire at a home in Macquarie has been deemed suspicious and handed to ACT Policing for investigation.
About 11 pm last night (Friday, January 27) police received a report of a fire and attended the Blaxcell Place home.
ACT Fire and Rescue attended and extinguished the fire. A search of the premises revealed no one inside.
AFP Forensics will conduct an examination of the home today.
Criminal Investigations Detectives are investigating the cause of the fire.
Police are urging anyone who may have any information on the cause of the fire to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.