Fire crews were called out after lighter fluid was dropped on a wood burner last night.
Appliances from the Macalpine Fire Station were scrambled to Balgray Street at around 10pm.
Two crews were sent to the incident shortly before standing down a short-time later.
A spokeswoman for the fire service confirmed there had been a “dwelling fire” on Balgray Street at around 9.40pm.
She added: “Officers used metal tongs and buckets of water at the scene after reports of a dwelling fire.
“Appliances were on the scene at 9.43pm before standing down at 9.48.”