At 9.37pm on Friday (22) one crew from the Peterborough Volunteers Fire Brigade was called to a fire on Ferry Hill in Castor, Peterborough.
Firefighters arrived to find an ice cream van well alight. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using hose reels and returned to their station by 10.40pm.
The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.