It occurred in the early hours of this morning.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a car was set on fire in Offaly overnight.
The incident occurred outside a house in the St. Cormac's Park area of Kilcormac at about 5 o'clock this morning.
The house was also damaged, but no injuries were reported.
However, gardaí are warning the incident could have been much more serious.
Anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area at the time is asked to contact Birr Garda Station on 057 916 9710 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.