Two Peterborough homes were affected by an arson attack in the city centre last night, Monday May 9.
One crew from Stanground was called to a car fire in Russell Street at 7.40pm.
The fire spread quickly to nearby houses. Wearing breathing apparatus firefighters extinguished the fire using hose reels.
Two houses were affected by the smoke. The crews returned to their station by 8.50pm. The cause of the fire was deliberate.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.