FIRE staff were called out to an allotment in Wick after it was alleged that a shed was deliberately set on fire.
Staff from Wick Fire Station were called out to attend to a fire on Henrietta Street at 4.20pm on Monday Afternoon.
The shed is believed to be owned by building firm M and M Miller and is situated next to the Wick Homing Club building.
A spokesman for Highland and Islands Fire Brigade said that they are still investigating the cause of the blaze.
Northern Constabulary are appealing for witnesses of the incident and can be contacted on 01955 603 551.