Police are investigating a unit fire in Tuggeranong that took firefighters hours to extinguish.
No one was injured in the blaze at a complex on Ern Florence Crescent in the suburb of Theodore, with all the occupants self-evacuating.
Video taken at the scene shows flames tearing through the unit and smoke rising high above the building.
At 8.43pm on Friday, the Emergency Services Agency urged members of the public to avoid the area as firefighters tackled the blaze.
By 9.33pm, crews had managed to control and contain the fire to the structure where it began, with slight damage to an adjoining unit.
The fire was completely extinguished and firefighters had left the scene by 12.38am on Saturday.
"The incident has been handed to ACT Policing for further investigation," the Emergency Services Agency said in a statement.