FIREFIGHTERS were called to a fire after someone set lit to a piece of rope on a tree.
A crew from Havant fire station went to the blaze at 5.40pm yesterday.
The rope was attached to the tree when it was set alight. It happened at St Clares Avenue, in Havant.
The crew returned to the station at 6.20pm after putting out the fire.
Firefighters said the cause was malicious.