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A 19 year-old suffering minor smoke inhalation has been transported to The Canberra Hospital following a house fire on Sturt Avenue in Narrabundah.
ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics assessed the woman at the scene before taking her to hospital in a stable condition.
Firefighters have brought the fire under control and are monitoring for hot spots throughout the property.
Three ACT Fire & Rescue pumpers, the Bronto Aerial Platform, Hazardous Materials Unit and two commanders were called to the incident at 11:38pm.
Crews found the house well alight, with the fire believed to have started in the kitchen.
Further investigations are underway.
The fire has been extinguished with ACT Fire & Rescue crews able to contain it to the kitchen.
The rest of the structure has received extensive heat damage.
Ventilation operations are being conducted and once complete, the scene will be handed to ACT Policing for investigation.