Fire crews from Ilkeston were called to two settees ablaze that was started by arsonists.
Crews were sent to the fire, in Chalons Way, after a 999 call was received around 4.40pm on Friday, January 29.
They spent 20 minutes battling the flames which were coming from two abandoned settees.
Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Police were also called as a fire service spokesman said they believe the cause to be deliberate.
Anyone with information should call Derbyshire Police on 101.