Halifax Regional Police believe someone intentionally set a Spryfield home on fire Sunday night.

Police said the home owner on Pinegrove Drive heard a bang in the basement of her house just before 11:30 p.m. When she went to investigate, she found a small fire.

Everyone left the home safely and firefighters quickly put out the flames.

Police said they found evidence at the scene to show this was arson.

The K-9 unit was called in, but police believe the suspect left in a vehicle.