The property in Melville Street, Sandown, Isle of Wight. Picture by Peter Boam.
ISLE of Wight Fire and Rescue crews were called to a fire in a derelict building in Sandown this morning (Tuesday).
Three fire engines from Sandown, Shanklin and Ryde were sent to the scene in Melville Street after a call at 9.51am.
They were called to the fire at the boarded-up building by police.
Firefighters found just a handful of smouldering material in the building, which had been set light to.
The fire has been extinguished.
*A police spokeswoman said: "Police can confirm they notified Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service after reports of fire at a derelict property near Broadway, Sandown at 9.50am.
"The fire caused minor damage to the building.
"Two youths are assisting officers with their enquiries."
Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101. Mini-com users can dial (01962) 875000 and information can be given anonymously on 0800 555 111.