At 11.57pm on Thursday (11) one crew from Stanground was called to a fire on The Dell in Woodston, Peterborough.
Firefighter arrived to find a skip well alight and extinguished it using a hose reel. They returned to their station by 12.35am.
The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police by visiting www.cambs.police.uk to submit an online report or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.