Numerous residents were evacuated after a suspicious car fire in Phillip in the early hours of Wednesday.
Emergency services were called to an apartment complex in Tank Street, where they found a gold Ford Falcon alight in the carport just before 6am. Nearby residents were evacuated as a precaution.
Residents were able to return to their units by 6.50am, after firefighters extinguished the flames, which caused damage to the rear part of the vehicle.
ACT Policing believe the fire was deliberately lit and are calling for witnesses. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the crime stoppers website at act.crimestoppers.com.au
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