A house in the Oranmore area of county Galway was damaged by fire overnight.
The blaze broke out at an unoccupied house in the Tawin area at approx 3 am.
Gardai and two units of the city fire brigade attended the scene and brought the blaze under control.
No one was reported to have been injured.
The area has been sealed off today for a garda technical examination.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Galway in Oranmore at 091 – 388030.