Police are looking to trace a group of youths after trees in an Aberdeen garden were set on fire.
Fire crews were called to Manor Avenue at around 6pm on Monday.
Officers are today appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.
In particular they are looking to trace a group of youths who were seen in the area at the time.
PC Joshua Watt said: “It goes without saying that this incident could have resulted in very serious consequences.
“Thankfully no one was injured and the fire was dealt with quickly.
“Additional patrols are being carried out in the area and anyone with information is asked to speak to any officer or contact police on 101 using reference number CF0098880419.”