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Woman hospitalised after apartment fire on Badimara Street Fisher

A woman is in hospital and a southside apartment badly damaged after a fire in the early hour of Saturday morning.

The Emergency Services Agency said the fire was reported shortly before 1am and it sent three pumpers, two commanders, bronto and the breathing apparatus van.

"A woman was transported by [ambulance] to the Canberra Hospital for smoke inhalation overnight after an apartment was heavily damaged by fire on Badimara Street in Fisher," it said in a statement.

"She was the only person evacuated. The fire caused total roof collapse and significant damage to part of the building."