At 2.02am on Thursday (30) one crew from Dogsthorpe was called to a fire on Dogsthorpe Road in Peterborough.
Firefighters arrived to find a pile of rubbish on fire and extinguished it using a hose reel. They returned to their station by 2.45am.
The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.