A TREE has suffered extensive damage after being deliberately set alight at a Kelso home.

The fire occurred at around 8pm last Thursday (May 10), within the garden of a property in the Forestfield area of the town.

Police are urging anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen or heard anything suspicious to contact Kelso Police station on 101, quoting incident number 3697 of May 10.

Alternatively, information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.