A home in Tala, Paphos, owned by a 53-year-old businessman, was heavily damaged by arson on Friday night, a police report said.
According to the report, the fire was set around 10:30pm Friday, while the tenants were away.
The arsonists broke into the home and spread flammable liquid, which they set alight.
At the scene, police found plastic canisters in which the liquid had been stored.
The Fire Service extinguished the flames and police continue to search for evidence that may help track down the arsonists.