An investigation has been launched after a ‘wilful’ fire at a property in Peterhead.
Emergency services were called after a fire broke out at a property in the Maiden Street area of the town at around 11.50am on Friday.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service successfully extinguished the blaze, and no one was left injured.
Officers have established that the fire was wilful and have launched an investigation into the incident.
Police Constable Raegan Ingram said: “We are keen to establish the circumstances as to how this fire was started, and although there was no one within the property at the time, it is one in a block of six flats and could have caused serious injury to other residents had it not been extinguished.
“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious or anyone with dash cam footage to contact us.
“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 1340 of Friday, November 3, 2023.”
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