Police are questioning a 30-year-old man following a suspicious house fire in Tanah Merah early this morning.
There was apparently smoke and flames coming from a bedroom on the ground floor of the two-storey home on Nandala Street when officers arrived at the scene shortly after midnight on Friday.
They burst inside and evacuated a 57-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman.
Luckily neither was hurt.
They officers tried to put the flames out themselves but fire-fighters had to be called in.
The fire was extinguished around 2am but not before causing extensive damage to a bedroom and smoke damage throughout the house.
A 30-year-old man was arrested nearby and was assisting police with their inquires.
Police said initial investigations revealed the blaze may have been started as part of a domestic violence incident.