A fire spread through a house in Peterborough in the early hours of this morning after a pile of rubbish was set alight in the front garden.
The cause of the fire was arson and firefighters arrived at the home in Padholme Road at around 1:20am.
A crew from Dogsthorpe, Stanground and the Peterborough Volunteers Fire Brigade attended the fire and were back at base by 3:10am.
The property was evacuated before the firefighters arrived.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111