At 1.50am on Tuesday (30) one crew from Stanground and one crew from the Peterborough Volunteers Fire Brigade were called to a fire on Dogsthorpe Road in Peterborough.
Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a house, which was empty at the time. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and returned to their stations by 4am.
The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.