Arsonists set fire to a home in Netherton, Peterborough, last night, Wednesday August 19.
Crews from Dogsthorpe, Stanground and Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade were called to a house fire in Stanford Walk at 5.31pm.
Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reels, jets and positive pressure ventilation fans to extinguish the fire. Nobody was injured in the blaze.
Crews returned to their stations by 7.30pm.
The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.