A fire has caused more than £10,000 damage to an Aberdeen business.
Fire crews were called to an industrial building at Waterton House, in the Stoneywood Road area, early on Tuesday.
Officers are treating the blaze as deliberate and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Detective Grant Hardie, from Kittybrewster CID, said: “This was a reckless and dangerous act which has badly damaged a business premises.
“I am appealing to anyone who was in the area in the early hours of Tuesday morning, who noticed anything suspicious, to please get in touch.
“In particular, I would urge any homeowners with private CCTV or motorists with dash-cams to check their footage in case they have captured anything that could be of significance to our inquiries.
“Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland via 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number 0393 of Tuesday, 29 August, 2023.”
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: “We were alerted at 4.58am on Tuesday August 29 to reports of smoke coming from a commercial building in Stoneywood Road, Aberdeen.
“Operations control initially mobilised one appliance to the scene and on arrival firefighters found an office located on the ground floor of a commercial building well alight.
“Another two pumps and a height appliance were requested and on arrival, firefighters extinguished the fire. No casualties were reported.
“Later that day at 5.33pm the keyholder alerted SFRS that the fire had reignited. Operations Control mobilised two appliances however the fire had been extinguished prior to firefighters arrival.
“Crews used thermal imaging to check for any remaining hot spots to dampen down to ensure the area was safe before the last crew left at 6.26pm.”