Gardai in Bray are investigating a house fire at Giltspur heights on the Southern Cross Road.
It is understood the fire was started maliciously last night when a petrol bomb was thrown through the front room window.
This morning Gardai have sealed off the house and are carrying out a forensic examination.
If you can assist the Gardai with their inquiries call Bray Garda station on (01) 666 5300 or the Gardai confidential line 1800 666 111
(Pictures. Shayne Phelan)